GREENFIELD — Given that the new Greenfield Public Library will feature a teen room and an increased focus on that age group, the library has developed a new teen librarian role, and has chosen Francesca Passiglia, who was most recently the assistant head of borrower services, for the position.
Mayor Roxann Wedegartner and Greenfield Public Library Director Ellen Boyer announced Friday that Passiglia will focus on community outreach and teen support in the new full-time role.
“I cannot imagine a person better suited for the library’s teen librarian position than Francesca,” Boyer said. “Our new library will feature a ‘Teen Zone’ of approximately 1,500 square feet. It will include eight computers and two dozen seats in addition to the ones at computer stations.”
There will also be a 450-square-foot makerspace in the new library that will be available for all patrons to…