New Director Approved for Library

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library Board of Trustees approved hiring a new library director at its meeting Wednesday.
Michael Priest, currently the director of the Prairie River Library District, will assume his duties Oct. 1. He replaces Bette Ammon who retires Friday, July 31, after serving as director for 15 years.
Melissa Searle, references/technical services librarian, and Tyler McLane, circulation manager, will serve as interim co-directors until Priest takes up his new position.

Michael Priest