Sarah Kenniston, Children's Services Librarian


Sarah started working at the library in 2021.  She attended story time at the library with Mrs. Rose when she was younger.  She has a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland.  Her love for reading made her pursue a career as a librarian.  Her favorite book is The Road by Cormac McCarthy and she loves to read books with dystopian themes.  Sarah is married with two beautiful cats.  Email her at skenniston@pcplky.org.

Kelly Ward, Cataloger, Genealogy Services Librarian, Periodicals


Kelly has been a part of the Powell County Public Library since she was a child, when her mom would bring her to Mrs. Rose's Story Time.  She has a bachelor's degree in English from Eastern Kentucky University and is now an incoming MFA fiction candidate at West Virginia University.  She loves everything to do with books, whether she's reading one or writing one herself.  Her favorite book is and always will be Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.  You can usually find her at her desk surrounded by stacks of books, or out in the library organizing shelves and looking for her next read.  Email her at kward@pcplky.org.

Daphne Sparkman, Circulation Desk Clerk


Daphne is be one of the faces to greet you when you come into the library.  She loves to read, study the Bible, attend church, embroider quilt tops, and she also loves to cook.  She is a widow.  She has a grown son and a grandson.  They are her world!


Her favorite quote is:

"To ask why we need libraries at all, when there is so much information available elsewhere, is about as sensible as asking if roadmaps are necessary now that there are so very many roads".

~Jon Bing.

Allison Vanlandingham, Director


Allison worked at the library in the 80's.  She studied to be a teacher at Eastern Kentucky University and taught at Clay City Elementary for 16 years.  Her love for the library and this community brought her back in 2016 and she became Director in 2017. Allison is married and has two sons and a step-daughter.  She has 2 granddaughters. You can email her at avanlandingham@pcplky.org.


Her favorite quote is: 

"The whole world opened to me, when I learned to read".

~Mary Mcleod Bethure


Susan Combs, Circulation Desk Clerk & Outreach


Susan is busy doing two jobs at this time for the library.  She loves to go to church and spend time with her grandchildren.  She is married and has 4 daughters.  Susan has 17 grandchildren!!


Her favorite quote is John 3:16:

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever shall believeth in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.





Rebecca Bolduc, Financial Clerk, Tech Services


Becky started working at the library in 2018 as a Circulation Desk Clerk.  She moved to Financial Clerk later on in 2018.  She has a bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Kentucky.  Reading is her favorite sport.  When Becky isn't paying library bills or helping patrons, you can usually find her devouring a book or playing with her grandchildren.  Becky is married and has 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren.  Her email is rbolduc@pcplky.org.


Her favorite quote is:

"A book is a dream that you hold in your hand".

~Neil Gaiman

​​​​​​​​​​POWELL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

725 Breckenridge Street, Stanton, KY 40380                  Phone: (606) 663-4511    Fax: (606) 663-4346