Meet your Librarians

Staff Spotlight: Karen Hansen-Smith,
Senior Community Library Manager at

Walnut Creek

Karen Hansen-Smith cannot imagine being in any other profession. She is the Senior Community Library Manager at the Clayton branch. Her favorite things about the library are interacting with patrons and assisting with their information needs, finding just the right book and showing people all the library has to offer. Karen grew up in Denmark and decided to pursue a career in library services around age fifteen.