Kate Wodehouse is Director of Collections and Library Services at the Providence Athenaeum. She joined the staff in the position of Technical Services Librarian in 1997, after completing her MLIS at University of Rhode Island. While in graduate school Kate worked in the Technical Services Department at the Rhode Island School of Design Library for three years. Kate holds a BA in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania, a Certificate of Art from Sotheby’s in London, and she has completed several courses at Rare Book School, University of Virginia. Originally from London, Kate lived in San Francisco, Boston and Philadelphia prior to settling in Providence where she lives on the East Side with her husband and son. Kate’s community involvement has focused on the arts and play for diverse populations of young children in the city.