A reception to welcome new Timberland Regional Library Director, Cheryl Heywood will be taking palce at the Chehalis Library Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Hosted by Friends of the Vernetta Smith Chehalis Timberland Library this event is open to the public and will involve refreshments and camaraderie. Remarks by Heywood will be at 6:30 p.m. Join in welcoming Ms. Heywood to her new post.
Heywood began as library director on Jan. 1 and is known among her colleagues for her extensive experience in leading teams and strengthening community relationships. Emmett O’Connell, the TRL Board President at the time, said, "Cheryl is a dynamic leader with great vision and spectacular energy."
Heywood has worked at TRL since 1996, most recently serving as the Interim Public Services Manager responsible for library public services operations and programs across the library system’s five-county region, which serves 475,000 residents through 27 community libraries. Previously, she spent 12 years as Senior Library Manager at the Olympia Timberland Library.
The Chehalis Timberland Library is located at 400 N Market Blvd, Chehalis, 98532. For more information, contact the library at (360) 748-3301 or visit www.TRL.org.