Board of Trustees Announces New Library Director

The Board of Trustees of the Hornell Public Library announces that Ms. Denise Chilson has been selected as our new Library Director.

Ms. Chilson is a Belmont, NY native and happily returns to the Southern Tier after beginning her career in libraries in the Rochester area.  Following graduation from Cornell University, Denise worked at Alfred University Libraries and was inspired to pursue studies in Library Science at the University at Buffalo. Denise has used her graduate degree in Library Media Science to work in public school libraries, public libraries and as a Sustainability Educator throughout Western New York. Denise has helped create school learning gardens and community gardens in the Rochester area and is excited to participate in community projects in our area!

Congratulations and welcome to Ms. Chilson.  Members of the community are invited to drop by and say hello to our new director.

Updated: September 18, 2021 — 11:29 am