BAXTER SPRINGS - The Board of Trustees at Johnston Public Library are pleased to announce their new Director, Andrea Bresee, effective April 10, 2018.

Andrea Bresee is former JPL Director Betty Burrow's daughter, and has been employed at the library for the past 15 years. Betty retired in November 2017.

Upon Betty's retirement, Andrea accepted the position of Interim Director. After four months, the Board unanimously voted to hire Andrea as Director.