Christal Bruner has been named as the new Director of the Mexico-Audrain County Library District. She has served the district for 44 years in many capacities.
Since 2013, she has been serving as the Assistant Director. Christal is a native of Mexico, Mo. She is a member of the Second Missionary Baptist Church of Mexico. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Science with a minor in Business Administration from William Woods University along with a Master of Arts Degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies from the University of Missouri.
She is an active member and also serves on the board of the League of Women Voters of Mexico-Audrain County and A+ for Mexico Education.
Bruner is also a graduate of Leadership Mexico and was sponsored by the Mexico Jaycees and recognized as one of 10 Outstanding Young Missourians.
The integration of technology into the library district will be a focal point as the district moves forward such as expanding the e-book collection, providing ongoing classes to help patrons use their devices effectively while using the district’s resources, and expanding the use of social media to reach district patrons.
An on-site meet and greet schedule is being organized to allow Christal to visit each branch and personally meet patrons. Once finalized, the dates will be posted on our Facebook page and at each of the branches. Christal would love to speak with all the patrons.