Mary Ellen VanStempvoort

Mary Ellen VanStempvoort is an adjunct Reference Librarian for the Hendrik Meijer Library at Muskegon Community College. She is available to assist in all areas of reference service. Her regular schedule places her at the Reference Desk on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education degree with dual majors in French and Library Science from Central Michigan University. She is a member of Pi Delta Phi, the French National Honor Society. She received her Masters in Library Science degree from Western Michigan University. She holds a K-12 Michigan teaching certificate and a Level One Librarian’s Professional Certificate for public libraries in Michigan.

Her career library positions include over 35 years in high schools and middle schools in the districts of: Tri County Area Schools, Morley Stanwood Community Schools, Pinckney Community Schools and Holland Public Schools.  She has also worked at Portsmouth Receiving Hospital (psychiatric) patient and medical libraries as well as Shawnee Community College Library, both of Ohio. Since 2005 she has also held the position of Library Director for Patmos Library, a public library in Jamestown. She has served on several Advisory Councils at both public and school district levels in addition to serving a term on the Lakeland Library Cooperative Board. 
Mary Ellen VanStempvoort, B.S. in Ed, M.L.S.
Office Telephone: (231) 777-0268
Reference Desk: (231) 777-0326
Fax: (231) 777-0279