Library hires manager for Driving Park Branch

Leaha Mathis

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has hired Leaha Mathis as manager of its Driving Park Branch. She officially began her new role this past Sunday, Oct. 8.

Mathis’ CML career began at the Driving Park Branch in 2018 where she served as a customer services specialist. She later moved to the Linden Branch where she served in various youth services roles before being promoted to youth services manager.

Mathis hails from west Columbus and visited CML’s Hilltop Branch as a child. She currently resides in northeast Columbus.

“Leaha is a passionate advocate for the young minds in our community,” says CML Chief Customer Experience Officer Charlie Hansen. “She’s eager to return to Driving Park and share her love of reading and learning.”

The previous manager of the Driving Park Branch, Brandon Thomas, was recently hired as manager of CML’s Karl Road Branch.

NOTE: Electronic file of headshot available upon request.

Columbus Metropolitan Library, celebrating 150 years in 2023, has served the people of Franklin County, Ohio since 1873. With its Main Library and 22 branches, CML is well known for signature services and programs like School Help, Reading Buddies, Summer Reading Challenge and Ready for Kindergarten. The library’s Strategic Plan supports the vision of “a thriving community where wisdom prevails,” which positions CML to respond to areas of urgent need: kids unprepared for kindergarten, third grade reading proficiency, high school graduation, college and career readiness and employment resources.


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