Tracy McConnell, Library Manager
Tracy specialized in Children & Teen Programs & Services before she was promoted to manager. Her favorite event at the library is the annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration. Tracy is a member of Soroptimist International of Parker and enjoys volunteering in the community. Tracy has 3 sons and a husband who keep her busy on the weekends. Tracy loves to paint, sing, dance, laugh & of course read whenever possible.
Catch Tracy reading:
Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling, anything by James Patterson, Sarah J. Maas and hot and steamy romances!
Fenix Markel, Programs and Services
A Parker native with a passion for early childhood literacy. She is a true bibliophile & hopes that one day her little boy follows in her footsteps. When she's not in the library or listening to a good book she enjoys spending time with her family, binging Law & Order SVU reruns, & hiking anywhere the sun is shining.
Catch Fenix reading:
Anything by Sarah J. Maas or Lauren DeStefano, & Brother's Grimm Fairytales
Joanna Short, Library Aide
Originally from California, Joanna moved to Parker 9 years ago. She is the mother of 2 boys and when she is not at the library Joanna can be found hiking, napping, reading a book that sends shivers down her spine, dancing, or eating yummy food!
Catch Joanna reading:
Scary thrillers and murder mysteries!
Cassie Venegas, Library Aide
Cassie was born and raised in the Parker area. Outside of the library she is a wife and mother who enjoys spending her free time crafting, baking, and spending time outdoors.
Catch Cassie reading:
Fiction and thrillers that get your blood pumping. Favorite authors : Jane Austen, Janet Evanovich, & Kresly Kole
Robert Marlow, Volunteer Extraordinaire
With a love for volunteering & library work, Robert has spent the past 6 years volunteering at the library. He enjoys spending his time here because he loves helping others & hanging out with the staff. When he's not in the library, he likes to spend time outdoors while fishing, birdwatching, BBQing with family, & capturing photos of the beautiful Arizona sunrise & sunset.
Catch Robert reading:
NASCAR History books as well as hunting and fishing magazines