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Lois Langer Thompson

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Phone: (612) ***-****  
Email: l***@***.org
Hennepin County Library
12601 Ridgedale Drive Fax 6125418600
Minnetonka , Minnesota 55305
United States

Company Description: Hennepin County Library is committed to eliminating barriers that make it difficult for people with disabilities to use library services.

Employment History

  • Hennepin County Law Library Director
    Hennepin County Library
  • Deputy Library Director
    Hennepin County
  • Interim Director
    Hennepin County

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Hennepin County


  • Master of Arts , Librarianship and Information Management
    University of Denver
  • Bachelor of Arts degree , history
    Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Master of Arts degree , librarianship and information management
    University of Denver
176 Total References
Web References
YCB - Board Ex-Officio - Louis Langer Thompson, 10 Mar 2015 [cached]
Lois Langer Thompson
Lois Langer Thompson
Lois Langer Thompson
Lois Langer Thompson is the Director of Hennepin County Library, which is nationally recognized as one of the top libraries in the United States. Its mission is to nourish minds, transform lives and build community together. The 41-library system offers more than 5 million books, CDs and DVDs; material in more than 40 languages; and 1,750 public computers. The Library also serves Hennepin County residents through outreach to patrons who are homebound, in senior residences and correctional facilities. The library's award-winning website,, receives more than 1 million visits each month.
Thompson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in history and a minor in business, from Gustavus Adolphus College. She earned a Master of Arts degree in librarianship and information management from the University of Denver.
Thompson is a recipient of Library Journal's Movers and Shakers Award, which honors "emerging leaders in the library world…from across the United States and Canada who are innovative, creative and making a difference. Named Library Director in 2009, Thompson is well on her way to developing a premier library system that responds to the changing needs of Hennepin County residents and welcomes new patrons from all over the world.
Thompson appointed Acting ..., 11 Aug 2014 [cached]
Thompson appointed Acting Hennepin County Law Library Director August 11, 2014 lois langer thompson
The Hennepin County Law Library Board of Trustees appointed Lois Langer Thompson, Hennepin County Library Director, as Acting Hennepin County Law Library Director effective June 3, 2014.
In a letter to Law Library patrons and supporters, Chair of the Law Library Board of Trustees Judge Kevin S. Burke noted the strong support and leadership available from Thompson and Hennepin County Library, which has a national reputation for innovation and has talent that can be shared with the Law Library.
"I look forward to working more closely with the Law Library Board, staff and patrons to provide access to legal information and seek opportunities for continuous improvement," said Thompson, who will also continue in her role as Hennepin County Library Director.
Thompson has served as Hennepin County Library Director since February 16, 2009. She has worked within the Hennepin County Library system since 1988 and holds a Master of Arts in Librarianship and Information Management from the University of Denver.
Minutes of Hennepin County Library Board Meeting 3-17-2010, 6 Sept 2011 [cached]
Bill Berg, Judith Friedrich, Connie Hill, Teresa Jepma, Kelli Koob, Lois Lenroot-Ernt, Jodi Monson, Gail Mueller Schultz, Nancy Palmer, Char Sohlberg and Lois Langer Thompson
Library Director Lois Langer Thompson reported on the Plymouth Library grand opening event. Over 10,000 items were checked out opening day. 255 new library cards were registered opening weekend.
Ms. VanBlarcom reviewed the issue was brought forward as part of the public comment to the Board Jan. 13., Library Director Thompson reported back to the Board on Feb. 24 that work was underway to address the concern with Commissioner McLaughlin's office to fulfill the guiding principles, and the decision was communicated today.
Library Director Lois Thompson indicated the capital budget submitted last year and approved included exterior signage for libraries located in Minneapolis. As submitted, the naming convention of Hennepin County Library-Nokomis, Northeast, East Lake, Hosmer, etc. will be used.
Ms. Thompson agreed and acknowledged typical branding and marketing that includes a logo does not require the use of all elements.
Ms. Thompson added staff is still working on finalizing documents with Athenaeum board members.
Minutes of Hennepin County Library Board Meeting March 25, 2009, 6 Sept 2011 [cached]
Bill Berg, Juli Bratvold, Tonya DePriest, Judith Friedrich, Margaret Gillespie, Patrick Jones, Lois Langer Thompson, County Lois Lenroot-Ernt, Lin Maki, Dan Marcou, Michael McConnell, Jodi Monson, Alan Rezac, Margie Schuster, Maggie Snow, Char Sohlberg, Marilyn Turner, Emily Watts, Betsy Williams, Gretchen Wronka, Rev. Diane Bland
Recognition - Corrections Librarian Dan Marcou was introduced by Director Lois Langer Thompson.
Lois Langer Thompson reported on several topics:
Speaking engagement - Ms. Thompson was invited to speak at the St. Louis Park Rotary Club.
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