Colleen Seisser ’05, MLIS ’09 elected to YALSA Board of Directors


April 19, 2018

Colleen Seisser ’05, MLIS ’09, selection specialist for the Aurora Public Library, has been elected to the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Board of Directors for a three-year term.

Colleen's position at the Aurora Public Library includes the selection of materials for teens at all library locations. She has been a YALSA member for 10 years. 

Colleen's career in libraries started when she was a junior in high school. She worked as a shelver at Arlington Heights Memorial Public Library.

In 2009, Colleen was hired to work at Deerfield Public Library, where she was tasked with creating the Young Adult Services department. After her tenure at Deerfield, Colleen served as the teen services librarian for Mount Prospect Public Library.

YALSA’s current membership stands at more than 4,800. Founded in 1957, it is headquartered in Chicago and is a 501(c)3 charitable association. 

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