Lisa Buckton

Librarian, Educator, Writer, Maker


I believe it is the role of the librarian to not only encourage and increase literacy and access to information, but also to help patrons develop into knowledgeable, dedicated, and innovative digital citizens, lifelong readers, researchers, and empowered library users and individuals. It is my utmost passion to engage with young adults and cultivate safe spaces for individuals to explore resources, identity, and community.

Degrees & Certifications

  • M.L.S., University at Buffalo
  • B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo
  • Vermont Professional Educator’s License, Library Media Specialist


  • Colchester Middle School, Library Media Specialist
  • Burnham Memorial Library, Substitute Librarian
  • Williamstown Elementary School, Library Media Specialist
  • Orange Center School, Library Media Specialist
  • Passages Academy @ Crossroads, Library Media Specialist
  • Pittsford Community Library, Library Clerk
  • Easter Seals New York, Inc., Grant Writer
  • MoKA, Museum of Kids' Art, Assistant Director

Public Library Collaboration

Reader Challenge: Before They Were Movies

You may have seen the movie, but have you read the book?! CMS students are challenged to read books that were later transformed into film.

Professional Affiliations

  • žDorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Committee Member
  • žRural Librarians Unite, Founding Member
  • žVermont School Library Association, Member
  • žAmerican Library Association, Member
  • žAmerican Association of School Librarians, Member