May 20, 2022

Amy Johnson Named Florida’s New State Librarian


Amy Johnson, a longtime administrator with the state library system, has been tapped as the new state librarian and director of the Division of Library and Information Services.

Johnson has been with the division since 2000; for the past three years she has been chief of library development [a job she’ll continue until a replacement is hired].


Johnson earned her undergraduate degree at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. She earned a master’s degree in library science from Florida State University. Prior to joining the Florida Division of Library and Information.

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See Also: “About the Division Director” (via Florida Dept. of State Web Site)

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