Connell Named Columbus Interim Library Director

COLUMBUS, Neb. – The Columbus Public Library will soon have a new director.

Karen Connell will be taking over for director Drew Brookhart, who will be leaving his position at the end of the month to return to Colorado.

Connell, a reference librarian, held the position of interim director in 2014, before Brookhart was hired. She is also is the director’s assistant in her current role.

The process for hiring a new director has officially began, with the job having already been officially posted.

Brookhart will leave at the end of the month, with Connell taking over on October 1st.

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