Hennepin County Libraries
Apr 24, 2018
Lois Thompson Langer
Hennepin County Libraries

Lois Langer Thompson is Director of Hennepin County Library, which is recognized as one of the top public library systems in the United States. She oversees 41 libraries, one law library, a collection of over 5 million items, and community-embedded library services.

A recipient of Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers leadership award, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Master of Arts in Librarianship and Information Management from the University of Denver.

Her focus is innovative, sustainable and accessible library service to ensure residents have the opportunity and resources they need to read, graduate, engage, work and learn.