Director of the Mattapoisett Library

The Town of Mattapoisett and the Library Trustees announced today that Colleen Tierney will be the next Director of the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Her first day as Director will be Wednesday, May 8.

            Colleen is coming to Mattapoisett from Texas where she has many years of experience working in school and public libraries, most recently serving as Director of Library Services in the Kyle Public Library in Kyle, Texas. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from Providence College and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University.

            “The Library Trustees are absolutely delighted that Colleen has accepted this position” states Ruth Jolliffe, acting chair of the Library Trustees. “She is well prepared to continue the tradition of strong library directors leading the Mattapoisett Free Public Library.” Ms. Jolliffe added, “We are very grateful to Susan Pizzolato for her willingness to serve as interim director during our search for a new director, and we are very grateful to the Select Board for their prompt action in hiring Ms. Tierney.”

            For more information, please contact the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Phone: 508-758-4171.

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