Susie Gutenberger Fitzpatrick has served as our first and only Library Director since 2008. Susie grew up in Ithaca, left for a while for college and work, and returned home in 2008 to head up our newly chartered library. She and her husband Mike have three children aged 15, 14, and 10. They also own the Village Greenhouse, a small landscape design and installation business. As library director, Susie strives to connect organizations and create new partnerships to fill needs of the Tompkins County area. She works tirelessly to enhance the quality of life in the greater Lansing area. Some of her favorite books are The Little Fur Family, The Hummingbird’s Daughter, and The Baking Bible.