Hays Public Library has hired Meagan Zampieri to serve as youth services manager. In this role, Zampieri will oversee the Children’s and Young Adult Departments.

Zampieri previously worked for the NorthWest Kansas Library System as the assistant director and library services consultant. She graduated from Southwestern College in her hometown of Winfield and received her Master of Library Science degree from Emporia State University.

Zampieri said she loves what the library does for the Hays community and is excited to get integrated into the services and programs, especially for the children of Hays and Ellis County.

Zampieri began working at the Hays Public Library on Jan. 2.