Cristina Mitra

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User Information

User Name
Cristina Mitra
Organization
San Francisco Public Library

Interests

Interests
  • Children's Literature
  • Children's Services
  • Diversity
  • Equity of Access
  • Partnerships
  • Public Programs
  • Social Change
  • Youth Services
  • Type of Libraries
  • Public

  • Recent Posts

    Online DocSAPS December 2017 Quarterly Report 23 hours 25 min ago
    Online DocSAPS Feb 2018 Quarterly Report 23 hours 26 min ago
    Online DocSAPS Sept 2017 Quarterly Report 23 hours 26 min ago
    Online DocSAPS Midwinter 2018 Agenda 4 days 4 hours ago
    Online DocJanuary 23 2018 Online Meeting 3 weeks 4 days ago

    Bio

    Bio
    I come to librarianship with a non-profit background in youth development, family engagement, community outreach and information management. In youth services within public librarianship, I have a true professional home. Born and raised in San Francisco, I'm honored to serve in the system that served me since childhood. After being the children's librarian at the Bayview Branch for many years, I am now the Family Engagement Coordinator on the central Youth Services team, where I coordinate system wide programs and partnerships. I'm particularly passionate about STEM programming, outreach to the low income and immigrant communities, and diversity in family programming. I am a proud member of ALSC, APALA, REFORMA, and the Association of Children's Librarians of Northern California.

    Work

    Current Work
    San Francisco Public Library (Other)
    Family Engagement Coordinator
    San Francisco Public Library
    2011
    <p>Children's services librarian</p>

    Education

    B.A., cum laude, Spanish and Latin American Studies, 2002
    Smith College

    MLIS, Library and Information Science, 2011
    San Jose State University