Kaela Casey is a librarian at the Evelyn and Howard Boroughs Library at Ventura College. Her journey to becoming a librarian began just after high school when she became a student at Ventura College. Although her plan was to become a graphic artist, her path changed after a serendipitous course of events. First, a friend encouraged her to take a career assessment test, which showed that her best career match was a librarian. Next, a library student assistant position became available, which she applied for and got. Her experience working at the library inspired her to change her plan and work toward becoming a librarian. Kaela received her BA in Art from California State University, Channel Islands, in 2007. She worked full-time as a Library Assistant at the John Spoor Broome Library at California State University, Channel Islands, while raising a family and working on her MLIS. She is a 2009 ALA Spectrum Scholar and received her MLIS from San José State University in 2012. As a librarian at Ventura College, Kaela leads outreach efforts, provides support for library systems and technical services, and advances the information literacy instruction program through collaboration with faculty and student support services and creating a greater library presence online and in Canvas. Kaela has published and presented on topics including library outreach and social media, cross-institutional collaboration, online information literacy instruction, and partnerships with student support services. When not working, Kaela enjoys doing arts and crafts with her children, playing video games, and hiking.