Welcome Our New Library Director

Maplewood Library staff is happy to welcome Sarah Lester as our new director as of Tuesday, January 3. Ms. Lester has 16 years of library system experience, including positions at San Francisco and New York Public Libraries. She has worked as director of the Nutley Library for the past two years. Previously she was Head of Adult Services at Maplewood Library, but was laid off as a result of 2009 budget cuts.

Ms. Lester, a Maplewood resident, was chosen from among 40 applicants for the position.   Our previous director, Jane Kennedy retired on December 31, 2011.

Please drop in and say hello.