Roe Jan library director to retire

The Roeliff Jansen Community Library announced last month that Library Director Carol Briggs will be retiring after 45 years in her position. Photo submitted

COPAKE— After dedicating 45 years to helping the library reach its full potential, Carol Briggs has decided to retire from her position as library director of the Roeliff Jansen Community Library in Copake. No official retirement date has been set.

Briggs’ career as library director began in 1972 when she answered an ad for a part-time position at the library. As she was just starting a family at the time, the part-time work suited her.

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