Ferndale Area District Library Hires Jenny Marr as Library Director

The Ferndale Area District Library Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jenny Marr as Library Director. She will begin her employment on June 5th. Ms. Marr is currently the Director of Morrill Public Library in Hiawatha, Kansas. Prior to her position in Kansas, she began her library career at Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in Midland, Michigan. Ms. Marr is an East Lansing native who earned her MLIS degree from Wayne State University.

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Library Board President Judeen Bartos stated, “Jenny impressed the Library Board with her many accomplishments at Morrill, her commitment to the Library as an essential community center, and her management approach. We look forward to the future success of the library under her leadership.”

Ms. Marr comments, “I am thrilled and humbled to be given this opportunity. Ferndale is a diverse and vibrant community and the library is deeply rooted in it. I look forward to working with the amazing staff and Library Board to develop library services that are innovative and responsive to local challenges. I think it’s easy to see how much Ferndale residents care about their community and I’m grateful to be invited to join it.”

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