Katie LaMantia

Katie LaMantia is a collection specialist at Baker and Taylor.  She previously worked as a teen librarian at the Schaumburg Township District Library in Schaumburg, Illinois. She is a former Teen Advisory Board member turned librarian and is the co-author of the books 50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults (ALA Editions, 2017) and A Year of Programs for Millennials and More (ALA Editions, 2015). She has a personal and professional appreciation and interest in pop culture and has presented at multiple state and national library conferences about libraries, teens, and 20s and 30s programming. When not running teen programs, tinkering with technology, and finding books for young adults, she enjoys traveling, reading, writing, and extreme adventure activities.