Samantha Smith is the branch manager of the Tustin Library. She has been a librarian with OC Public Libraries for over ten years, having worked at the Costa Mesa, Brea, and Villa Park branches. Samantha received her master’s degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University after graduating with honors from UC Riverside. She holds a bachelor’s degree in creative writing with an emphasis in short fiction. Prior to becoming a librarian, Samantha was a lifeguard and a bakery manager. She now brings the same energy, love of food, love of literature, and public service dedication to her career as a public librarian.