Our Staff

Our Friendly Staff at the Dwight Branch

Cathy Fairbairn
Cathy Fairbairn
CEO/Branch Librarian

Cathy Fairbairn started part-time in the Dwight Branch in January of 2006 as a librarian assistant with 8 hours of work. As time went on, the library grew and she was mentored to become the Dwight Branch Librarian in November of 2013 and the CEO of the Township of Lake of Bays Library system in 2018.

Elaine Griffioen
Elaine Griffioen
Librarian Assistant

Elaine Griffioen started with the Lake of Bays Township Public library, Dwight Branch in July of 2009. She is a librarian assistant with an incredible talent for marketing. Elaine produces all of our program posters, monthly newsletters and looks after advertising, in addition to our regular circulation and processing work.

Rebecca Birnie
Rebecca Birnie
Librarian Assistant

Rebecca Birnie joined the Dwight Branch in December of 2013. She is a librarian assistant with an emphasis on children’s programming. If there are kids learning and laughing in the library, most likely it’s Rebecca engaging them in a fun activity. She is making the library important to our young generation.

Shelagh Davis
Shelagh Davis
Librarian Assistant

Shelagh started part-time work in 2016 at Baysville in the Lake of Bays Township Public Library system. Currently, she works part-time at the Dwight Branch as a Library Assistant.

Maria Downey
Maria Downey
Librarian Assistant

Maria Downey joined the Township of Lake of Bays Library in the summer of 2018. She is a librarian assistant. She shares her love of children’s literature through the many children’s programmes she organizes. She can always be counted on to engage all ages of library visitors with a book, helpful suggestion, tech help, or a smile.

Our Friendly Staff at the Baysville Branch

Lizann Brunskill
Lizann Brunskill
Branch Librarian

Lizann has worked for the Lake of Bays Township Public Library system since 2010 as circulation clerk/librarian assistant. Recognized for her love and skill of technology she soon became our “go to” girl in the technology department. In 2018 became the Baysville branch manager.


Stacey Irving
Circulation Clerk/Librarian Assistant

Stacey has worked for the Township of Lake of Bays Library since 2017. She is a librarian assistant.. 


Kristy Maclaim
Circulation Clerk/Librarian Assistant

Kristy has worked for the Township of Lake of Bays Library since 2018. She is a librarian assistant. . 

Employment Opportunities

There currently are no job openings available for our Dwight or Baysville branches. Please check back soon for updates.