The has a new director — , formally of the Brentwood Library, took over, on Monday, for , who has relocated to the Hauppauge Library.
Zubiller says with her vast experience in library technology, she is looking forward to working with the patrons of the Westhampton Free Library.
"I hope to continue collaborating with local community organizations to enhance the library as a community center in Westhampton where residents' needs and wants are met and lives are enriched with knowledge and information from the library," she said.
Zubiller, who grew up in Sayville, has been working in libraries since she was 16, starting as a page at her hometown library. It was during that time that Zubiller says she found her calling in life — she wanted to be a librarian.
"I truly enjoy helping people and making a difference in their lives, as well as challenging traditional beliefs about the library. I believe in the library as a destination that fosters innovation, learning, and growth," she said.
Zubiller says she soon took a position as a librarian trainee at the Islip Public Library and while working there, she pursued a masters in Library Science at Queens College.
She continued to work as both a young adult and computer services librarian at the Islip Library while also serving part-time at the Sayville Library in the reference and computer services departments. She also served as a special projects liaison to the library's director.
In 2004, she moved to the Brentwood Library where after earning a masters in Public Administration at the University of New York at Baruch, she was promoted to Head of Circulation and Patron Computer Services and PALS coordinator. She was promoted a second time and prior to taking the post at Westhampton Free Library, she managed two departments with over 50 employees.