Janelle Thomas to lead Swanton library 2012.01.04

An employee of Morenci’s Stair Public Library was chosen by the Swanton Public Library board to serve as director.

Janelle (Keefer) Thomas of rural Morenci was selected from 15 candidates to take over for the current director who retires Feb. 29. Thomas begins her one-year contract Jan. 9.

Thomas recently earned a master’s degree from the Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science. She joined the staff of Stair Public Library in 2008.

Keefer’s final day at Stair is Thursday and patrons are invited to stop by for a visit.