Jennie Garner has held a variety of roles at North Liberty Library (IA) for 25 years. In her role as library director the past six years, Jennie has worked to cultivate a positive workplace which she firmly believes creates a stronger organization and better serves the community. She is passionate about leadership and dedicated to empowering staff to deliver excellent customer service supported by good policies and procedures. Jennie has been active in the Association for Small and Rural Libraries for eight years. She is a staunch advocate for small and rural libraries and the impact libraries have on their communities. When she’s not working in the library or volunteering in the community, Jennie enjoys time with family and friends, camping, bicycling, and, of course, reading.