Library Director

Samuels Public Library welcomes Michelle Ross as new director

Library Director Michelle Ross joined Samuels Public Library on July 1st, 2020.

From Charleston, WV, Ms. Ross has a well-established record of leadership, success, and community focus with a passion for excellent library services, programs and events. Ms. Ross holds a Master of Library & Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh and was named the 2020 recipient of the Linda G. Wright Award for Excellence in Library Service in Kanawha County, where she most recently served as the Sissonville Branch Manager.

“My professional philosophy is that libraries should be the heart of their communities and Samuels Public Library is a perfect example,” she says. “Together, we will expand on the library's stellar services.”

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