Walla Walla announces new library director

By on Friday, October 13th, 2023 in Columbia Basin News More Top Stories

WALLA WALLA – Heather VanTassell has been hired as the next director of the Walla Walla Public Library. The city of Walla Walla and City Manager Elizabeth Chamberlain made the announcement Thursday.

VanTassell has spent years working for the Yakima Valley Libraries and most recently was managing librarian, where she oversaw the daily operations of three libraries.

“Heather brings a strong background in strategic planning, budgeting, community outreach and project management,” Chamberlain said.

VanTassell’s tentative start date is November 27.

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