Patrick Frownfelter

State Library of Pennsylvania

Patrick Frownfelter is a library technician for the State Library of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, PA, specializing in digital collections as well as federal and state documents. Prior to his current position, he was a reference specialist for the Middletown Public Library in Middletown, PA, and Fredericksen Library in Camp Hill, PA. He received his MSLS from Clarion University in 2019. He is a staunch promoter of critical librarianship and works to utilize his knowledge base both in his current position at the State Library and as an activist in his community to promote political education and mutual aid. In his spare time, he enjoys axe throwing, cooking, reading, time with his partners, and playing with his cats, Sadie and Toasted Marshmallow.