NPL Staff: - It's an honor to serve you.

Pat Hart started as Director for the Norton Public Library in 2015.
Pat enjoys her husband Jeff, her son Dustin, and her step-daughters, Ashley, Melissa, and her son-in-law Chris. She also enjoys her grand children, Luke and Beau,Willow, Madison and Christopher, and Lilly.  She enjoys reading and gardening and animals.

Contact information for Pat Hart: email:

Phone information: Library Phone: 785-877-2481


Judy Fawcett has worked for the Library since 2012.
She has many duties which include, patron service, Interlibrary loan (lending), and research.
She enjoys her children, grand children, (Michael, Alyssa, Matthew, Erin, Emily, Dalaina, and Nick), quilting, and reading!
Rosalie McMullen has worked for the Library since 2009.
She is currently the director of our Mother Goose Moments, for babies. She has had over 56 years working with children, (80 if she counts her younger siblings!)
Rosalie also helps with Lego Club, Chess Club, and Art Club! She is responsible for the borrowing side of our Interlibrary Loan Department.
She enjoys spending time with her children, Dawn Denise, Dennis Jr., and Todd, plus her 7 grandchildren!! Her other interests are music, cooking, gardening, nature, working with children, and of course reading!!!!

Emily Winge has worked for the Library as our Children’s Librarian since 2018.

 She has the responsibilities of the Children’s Librarian, plus the Acquisitions position. Plus, she is a genius puzzle master!

She has several degrees, with a major in Wildlife and Fisheries, and a minor in Biology.

Emily loves spending time with her husband Luke, her three children Aubrey, Rowdy and Beckett. She enjoys her two dogs, Bear (RIP) and Finn, and her four cats Calliope, Pearl, Franklin, and Hammond! She likes the outdoors and bird watching.

Contact information for the Children’s Librarian: email:

Phone: Library: 785-877-2481

Lisa Shearer has been a Part Time Reception person for the library since 2015.

 She enjoys her 2 boys, Dalton, and Keegan . She also enjoys working with people, movies, and her dogs Hooey and Riggs.