May 22, 2022

Minnesota: “St. Paul Public Library Director Kit Hadley to Retire Next Month”

Fron the Pioneer Press:

The director of the St. Paul Public Library is retiring, Mayor Chris Coleman announced Wednesday.

Kit Hadley, the head of the library since 2009, will step down Oct. 2.

Coleman said he’ll name interim managers in the coming weeks.

In a statement, Coleman credited Hadley for a tenure “marked by program innovations, infrastructure improvements, and a vision that the library is the cornerstone of St. Paul’s community learning network.”


Before becoming director of the library, Hadley served as director of the Minneapolis Public Library and commissioner of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.

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