Supes name interim Kern County library director

From The Daily Independent

” The Board of Supervisors on Dec. 13 appointed Assistant Library Director Andie Apple as Kern County Interim Director of Libraries, effective on December 23, 2016. Apple will replace Nancy Kerr, who is resigning this month to take a librarian position in Bellingham, Washington.Apple has more than 19 years of library experience, serving as Assistant Library Director since 2011. She has developed and coordinated several countywide events and projects including the One Book Project, the Summer Reading Challenge, the Summer Lunch Program, and the Thank-a-Vet Art Card Project. Apple has also been integral in developing annual Library budgets and has supplemented County library funds by securing grants to develop literacy and digital literacy in Spanish speakers, veterans, job seekers, children, and early learners.”