Director, Ames Public Library
Oct 07, 2019
Sheila Schofer
Director, Ames Public Library

Sheila Schofer has served as Library Director for Ames Public Library since the end of May, 2019.

Prior to joining the City of Ames, Schofer served as the Director of Neighborhood and Public Services at the Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, N.Y., for five years. Schofer had worked at the Brooklyn Public Library since 1996, serving as Regional Librarian – North East Region from 2012 to 2014, Coordinator of Young Adult Services from 2004 to 2012, Manager of Library Services – Children’s Specialist from 2003 to 2004, Regional Youth Services Specialist from 1999 to 2003, Assistant Branch Manager from 1998 to 1999, and Librarian from 1996 to 1997.

Schofer has a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, and a bachelor’s degree in English and History from St. Ambrose University in Davenport.