November 1, 2016

Library hires Dublin and Whetstone branch managers

COLUMBUS—Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has made two new hires:

Candy Princehorn has been hired to serve as manager of the Dublin Branch.

Princehorn has been with CML for more than 20 years. She became manager of the Northside Branch in 2013 and has been interim manager of the Dublin Branch for the past year. Dublin’s previous branch manager, Michael Blackwell, left CML in 2015 to assume the role of director of the St. Mary’s County Library in Maryland.

Jennifer Hess has been hired to serve as manager of the Whetstone Branch.

Hess has been with CML for more than 20 years. She became manager of the Shepard Branch in 2012. Hess begins her new role as Whetstone Branch manager on Nov. 7. Whetstone’s previous branch manager, Greg Denby, retired earlier this year.


NOTE: Electronic files of headshots available upon request.

Columbus Metropolitan Library 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 Homework Help, Reading Buddies, Summer Reading Club 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 readiness and employment resources.

CML was named a 2011 National Medal Winner by the Institute for Museum and Library Services for work in community service, the highest honor for libraries and museums. Columbus Metropolitan Library has been rated a 5-Star Library by Library Journal for seven of the eight years the magazine has published its industry ratings.