Meet the BHML Staff

Meet Tim!

tim1Tim McFadden is the executive director at Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library. Tim was born in Massachusetts, and is a graduate of Florida State University and Simmons College, Boston. He has worked for many years in both academic and public libraries, most recently as Director of Blessed John XXIII National Seminary in Weston MA, and Director of the Waldoboro Public Library, in Waldoboro, Maine. Tim is also a landscape designer, trained at the Landscape Institute of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.  He enjoys gardening (of course!), reading, fishing, and hanging out with Lily and Henry, his two Irish Jack Russell Terriers.  Tim lives in Damariscotta with his wife, Carol, the children’s librarian at the Patten Free Library in Bath, ME.

Meet Miss Mary!

Mary_webMary Pinkham is our Children's Librarian. Her years of experience coupled with her love of her job and affection for nearly every child who has ever passed through the Library, make our Children's Library section a place to be proud of. Affectionately known as "Pinkus", Mary selects most of the children's books. She also conducts a Story Hour, with music and crafts, every Friday from 10-11:00 AM.

Meet Sharon


Sharon Babbitt is the newest member of the team at Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library - as Head of the Circulation and ILL Department.  She replaces Linda Barter, who ran the department for over 25 years.

Sharon comes to us from her most recent position as Math Specialist and Reading Lab Coordinator at the Pine School in Stuart, FL.  Prior to that she was Library Media Specialist at Boothbay Region High School.  She received her Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of Rhode Island in 2002.  Sharon brings a wealth of professional experience and we're thrilled to have her join us.

Meet Barb!

Barb_webBarb is our Program Director here at the library.  She has initiated several presentations and classes since she was hired in 2007, including a four-part Armchair Traveler series, monthly literary luncheons, a writers' group, and French Conversation Nights. Barb is also the coordinator of CLICK, a collaborative organization with the Opera House for "lively, imaginative, and creative kids". Barb welcomes your thoughts and ideas! Contact her at 633-3112 or email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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