Pennsylvania Center for the Book

With a mission to study, honor, celebrate, and promote books, reading, libraries, and literacy in Pennsylvania (PA), the PA Center for the Book sponsors several literary awards and events, and develops a wide range of educational content across multiple media to connect with its broad audience and to celebrate PA’s continued contributions to culture and literature.

Visit the PA Center for the Book website for more information.

Department Contact Information

510 Paterno Library
University Park, PA 16802

Karla Schmit

Education Librarian and Director of the Pennsylvania Center for the Book

Pennsylvania Center for the Book Staff

Name Title Email Office Phone
Ellysa Stern Cahoy Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian and Assistant Director Pennsylvania Center for the Book esc10@psu.edu 814-865-9696
Erica King Curriculum Specialist elk91@psu.edu 814-863-4547
Nicole Miyashiro Editor nmm16@psu.edu
Karla M. Schmit Education Librarian and Director of the Pennsylvania Center for the Book kms454@psu.edu 814-863-5521
Caroline Wermuth Outreach Coordinator cvw1@psu.edu 814-863-5472