Alyssa Jewell is a Children’s Outreach Specialist at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama. Her favorite part of the job is storytime. Alyssa is a teacher-turned-librarian, certified to teach grades K-12 with a degree in Theatre Education and Psychology. Before entering the library world, she taught theatre, music and movement in a variety of educational settings. She is passionate about creating next-level storytimes infused with these practices and loves bringing stories to life for children and families. She has also co-written three musicals for young audiences and four indie-rock albums.