Kristen Oeth has been the lower school librarian at Columbus Academy since 2005. She is also a lower school team leader and works with ages 3-5 during our Summer Experience program. Prior to arriving at Academy, Kristen was a librarian for 12 years at the Pataskala Public Library. She earned a B.S. in psychology from Grinnell College, a M.S. in neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh, and a M.L.S. from Kent State University. Kristen and her husband, Jay, have two children: Abigail ’13 and Aaron ’16.

Kristen’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy 
“I love the many opportunities for professional development.”

Little-known fact
I love to play euchre.”

Favorite sports teams
“I cheer for the Minnesota Twins and support both Purdue (my son, Aaron, is a senior at Purdue), and Iowa in basketball and football.”

  • B.S. Grinnell College , Psychology
  • M.S. University of Pittsburgh , Neuroscience
  • M.L.S. Kent State University