Library Staff

Library Director: Andrea Masters
Voted Best Librarian in Mt. Washington Valley in 2018 & 2019!

 

Assistant Director: Haley Torrey


Library Assistants: Susanne Cullinan, Cate Hostetler, Brian Moore, and Cheryle ONeill

RSVP Volunteers: Anne Dunne, Beth Ellis, Pam Fox, Marsha Foye, Brenda Killourie, Martha Leich, Roxanne Mayor, Laurel Pulsifer, Elaine Stockbridge, and Sally Treadwell.

 

If you would like to volunteer at the library, please contact Assistant Director Haley Torrey at 603-356-2961 or email her at haley@popelibrarynh.org.
 

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Library Director Andrea Masters was born and raised in Germany, where she went to Goethe University in Frankfurt for undergraduate studies in English and American Literature, then Medical School. During her residency in Internal Medicine at a teaching hospital in Hanau, the birthplace of the Brothers Grimm, she completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacology.

 

Andrea practiced medicine for 8 years at a teaching hospital and is still licensed as a board-certified specialist in Internal Medicine in Germany.

 

In 1999, she decided to go on a sabbatical for a year and moved to the United States.

After 7 months on Cape Cod, MA, Andrea moved to the Mount Washington Valley in NH, to follow her passion for the outdoors. She worked as a library assistant for 2 years at the Bartlett Elementary School until she became the director at the Pope Memorial Library in Sept. 2001.
 

Andrea's hobbies include reading, running, biking (mountain & road),  skiing (XC, downhill, backcountry), hiking, photography, and her two puppies. She is a member of the White Mountain Milers and the MWV Bicycling Club. She was very involved in triathlons until she became injured and had neck surgery. In 2006, she placed 8th overall among over 2,000 women at the New England Danskin Triathlon.

Andrea serves on the board of Visiting Nurse Home Care & Hospice of Carroll County and on PFAC at Memorial Hospital (Patient & Family Advisory Council). 

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Assistant Director Haley Torrey is a born and raised New Hampshirite. She later lived in Buffalo, New York while studying Psychology at Canisius College. Upon completion of her Bachelor’s Degree, she moved back home to Canaan, NH where she was hired as a library assistant at Mascoma Valley Regional High School. 

 

While working as a library assistant Haley began to pursue a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons University. She completed the program at an accelerated pace, graduating with a 4.0 and an offer from her current employer to become a full-time Library Media Specialist at Enfield Village School. From there Haley taught library classes to students K-4. 

 

In the summer of 2021, Haley began a new endeavor as Assistant Director at Pope Memorial Library; her first public library position. Haley moved across the state to Center Conway with her partner, John, and their cat, Rocket. 

 

Haley can frequently be found hiking, baking, completing jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her family.

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Library Assistant Cate Hostetler recently moved to the area from Thornton, NH. After earning her Master's in Arts of Teaching from Clark University she taught fifth grade for four years in Sanbornton, NH. She is excited to be working at the Pope Memorial Library!

 

In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband, two cats, and puppy.