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Meet Tierra Wilkins Valdés, New Access Services Branch Coordinator for the Hillyer Art Library

We are excited to have Tierra Wilkins Valdés as the new Access Services Branch Coordinator for the Hillyer Art Library. In her new role, Tierra will supervise student staff and will be in charge of all aspects of Hillyer circulation. She helps library visitors locate books and online resources, provide basic reference help, and makes sure Hillyer is a welcoming and accessible place for all.

Tierra was previously the evening supervisor at Young Library and then the new Neilson Library. She is well-versed in Five College culture, having attended Amherst College followed by an evening supervisor role at Hampshire College's Harold F. Johnson Library. Prior to working in libraries, Tierra had a brief career in sports journalism.


Feel free to reach out to Tierra at or by phone at 413-585-2942.