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About the Library Director

Meet David Hargrove, our library director.


David Hargrove has been our library director since July 13, 2015. David holds a doctoral degree in history from the University of Mississippi, where he was also Circulation Manager at the Grisham Law Library from 2010-2015. He enjoys public service in libraries, and the challenge of fielding research and reference questions. David lives in Winterset with his wife Jennie and their daughter, Reba. He enjoys playing bluegrass music, chess, and jogging. You may contact David at or by telephone at (641) 782-6507.

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