About Us

Maggie CarpenterMaggie Carpenter began serving as H-B’s librarian in Fall 2015. She came to H-B after many years overseas in international schools and then more recently an area magnet school for science and technology.  As a former history teacher and traveler, she loves reading about current events, cultures of the world and how kids learn and develop. She is interested in evolving technologies and their impact on culture and learning. She is dedicated to helping students learn 21st-century skills for resourcefulness, independence, and confidence. Her motto is, “Nothing will shape your life’s journey more than the QUESTIONS you ask.”  So, go for it!  Ask her your questions at Margaret.Carpenter@apsva.us. She’ll help you learn tools, skills, and resources for research that will save you time and help you do your best work.

Carol Burger

Carol Burger is the Library Administrative Assistant. For nine years prior to coming to H-B Woodlawn, she worked with Library Media Services in APS.  The positive energy and curiosity of the students are what she enjoys most about working here.  She can’t pick a favorite book … there are too many!  It depends on your mood at the time. Contact her at Carol.Burger@apsva.us.

Our library was served with great dedication for fourteen years by Theresa Flynn whose imprint is felt in the wisdom shared on these web pages and in the amazing collection on our shelves.  She continued her support of HB as well as students throughout Arlington Public Schools as APS’s Supervisor of Libraries until retiring in 2018.

The Judy Mayeux Library was dedicated to its first librarian on June 13, 2001. Judy was a published poet and creative spirit who died of breast cancer at the Woodlawn Hospice on August 18, 2000 at the age of 51. Judy served as H-B Woodlawn Librarian from 1972 to 2001. Judy MayeuxShe had a warm heart and a caring personality that endeared her to many.