WYCKOFF, N.J. -- The Library Board hired Laura Leonard to succeed director Mary Witherell, who left in mid-August, according to a story on northjersey.com.
Most recently, Leonard served as the reference and teen librarian in Hillsdale Public Library, northjersey.com said.
Leonard will start Oct. 22. Witherell, who began her tenure in Wyckoff in October 2011, was hired as director of the Englewood Public Library, northjersey.com said.
The board conducted a national search for the position with a job description of overseeing all library operations, northjersey.com said.
Mayor Kevin Rooney said he would like to applaud the outstanding efforts of the Library Board in their search for a new director, northjersey.com said.
According to Board president Lori Peters, 10 candidates were interviewed for the position, northjersey.com said.
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