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Southard

New library director named

A new director of the Allen County Public Library was hired by the Board of Library Trustees on Friday.

Greta Southard, director of the Boone County Public Library in Burlington, Kentucky, will take over the post of Jeff Krull, who is retiring after serving 28 years as ACPL director.

"Our entire board was extremely impressed with Greta Southard's varied professional experience and solid track record of successful organizational leadership," Board President Martin Seifert said.

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