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 R.K. Rowling, anything by James Patterson, & any sort of who-dun-it!
Carol Zurna, Adult Services
Carol has been at the library for 8 years. She enjoys cross-stitching and volunteering for the animal shelter. Carol lives in Parker with her fur-babies: 4 dogs and 2 cats.
Catch Carol reading:
Books by : Stuart Woods, Heather Graham, & James Patterson
Laura Fisher, Library Aide
Laura has worked at the library for almost 2 years. She wears many hats and helps wherever she is needed. Laura lives with her 5-year-old daughter and mother in Parker. She enjoys spoiling her daughter on the weekends.
Catch Laura reading:
The After series by Anna Todd, Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanna Collins, Divergent series by Veronica Roth, Burned series, & Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by E.L. James!
Fenix Ockershausen, Children & Teen Program Coordinator
A Parker native with a passion for early childhood literacy, Fenix is the newest member of our library family. She is a true bibliophile & hopes that one day her baby boy follows in her footsteps. When she's not in the library or nose deep in a book she enjoys spending time with her family, binging Law & Order SVU reruns, & hiking anywhere the sun is shining.
Catch Fenix reading:
A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sara J Maas, Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling, anything by Lauren DeStefano, & Brother's Grimm Fairytales
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.