Mrs. Mary Beth Boland loves being the School Librarian and Testing Coordinator. She
has been part of the St. Raphael community for over 30 years and her five children are
proud graduates of St. Raphael School. Mrs. Boland strives to continue the success of
St. Raphael School in academic excellence and in guiding students in the Catholic
Mrs. Boland received her bachelor’s degree in Literature from Benedictine University.
She began her career at St. Raphael School in 2005 as a classroom teaching assistant
before earning her certification in Library and Information Technology. Mrs. Boland
became the Librarian in 2008 and has also served as Assistant Principal (2017-2021).
As the Librarian, Mrs. Boland teaches Guided Reading, assists students working on
projects, and recommends wonderful books for the students to read.  Mrs. Boland likes
to spend time with family and friends and enjoys hiking, kayaking and (of course)