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First Regional Library Hires New Director (People in the News)

Wednesday, June 02, 2021 8:17 AM | Hali Black (Administrator)

The Board of Trustees of First Regional Library is pleased to announce the hiring of Lori Barnes as the new Director of First Regional Library. Prior to her acceptance of this position, Barnes has served as the Director of the Jackson-George Regional Library in southern Mississippi.  
Barnes has served on the Board of the Mississippi Library Association and was appointed by former Governor Phil Bryant to serve on the Board of Commissioners of the Mississippi Library Commission. Her public library interests include youth services and outreach programming. 
Employees at First Regional Library are "excited to have Lori lead our team!" Barnes will begin work at First Regional Library on July 1, 2021. 

Submitted by: 

David Brown 
Brand & Marketing Strategist 
First Regional Library 



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