Phillips Academy
Oliver Wendell Holmes Library
180 Main Street
Andover, Massachusetts

Telephone: 978-749-4230

The Oliver Wendell Holmes Library is situated at the center of the campus. Click here to find directions. For more detailed information on visiting Phillips Academy, please refer to the Academy’s main website.

Staff, alphabetical by last name

Mike Barker | Director of Academy Information, Research and Library Services
Michael Blake | Associate Director of the Library
Laura CarterProcessing Archivist
Celeste Dascoli | Manager of Access Services and Film & Reserves Librarian
Shawna EganResearch and Instructional Design Librarian
Amy Flynn | Circulation Librarian and Evening Proctor
Emily Goss | Children’s and Access Services Librarian
Liza Oldham | Research and Instructional Design Librarian
Sharon Pei | Instructional Librarian
Robert Perry | Evening Proctor
Paige Roberts | Archivist and Head of Special Collections
Stephanie Scenna | Circulation Librarian and Evening Proctor
Gosia Stergios | Assistant Director of Institutional Research
Linda Spence | Instructional Librarian
Beth Tompkins | Instructional Librarian and Head of Technical Services
Claudia WessnerMakerspace Coordinator and Library Experience Designer

Please view our Staff page to find contact information, biographies, and liaison areas for individual staff members.

Special Request Forms

  • Make an Appointment with an Instructional Librarian

    The OWHL is open more than 85 hours a week during the academic terms and the Help Desk on the 1st floor is always staffed with at least one Instructional Librarian during that time. You do not need to make an appointment to speak with the Librarian at the Help Desk – simply stop by and we would be happy to help you.

    However, if you have a particular research need for your studying, teaching, or research project, please feel free to make an appointment with one of the Instructional Librarians via the form below:

  • Reserve a Meeting Room

    The library has a number of rooms that may be reserved to support group activities or classes:

    - China Room (on the 2nd floor)
    - Dole Room (on the 1st floor)
    - Freeman Room (on the 1st floor)
    - Makerspace (in the basement)

    Please fill out the form below to make a reservation for the time and place you need. If you have any additional questions regarding room reservations, check with a librarian at the Circulation Desk or email us at

  • Schedule a Class

    The Instructional Librarians are here to support and assist teaching and learning at Phillips Academy.

    You can schedule a class with a member of the IS team any time during the academic term. We can meet you in the OWHL, the PACC, the Language Learning Center or your classroom.

    Please fill out the form below and one of the Instructional Librarians will be happy to get back to you.

  • Suggest New Materials

    The OWHL welcomes recommendations from the Phillips Academy community. If you find an interesting title that would be a valuable addition to our collections, please make your recommendation via the form below.