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Meet Jessica – collection development librarian

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Jessica Tackett smJessica is a collection development librarian, specializing in children’s and teen collections, at the Central Library in Copley Square and enjoys working with librarians who are passionate about books and reading. She is currently developing teen genre collections, which includes collecting more science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and urban fiction titles for all the branches. “Libraries are still the first place where many young children encounter books and learn about the wealth of information in the world.” In her spare time, Jessica reads realistic young adult fiction and enjoys running.