Sampson Named Elkton Community Library Manager
Sampson is a retired library media specialist from Page County Schools where she taught at Luray High for 27 years. She holds bachelors and masters degrees from James Madison University. While an active teacher, Sampson served on the county technology committee and as a faculty technology trainer. Sampson currently holds an active teaching license with the state of Virginia.
Since retirement, Sampson has continued to be part of the book discussion group at Shenandoah Community Library, and has worked as a volunteer reader at Elkton Elementary and McGaheysville Elementary as part of Harrisonburg Rotary Club’s Project Read.
Sampson, an Elkton resident, is excited about her new job. “After 27 years as a high school media specialist, it has been fun working with all ages at the Elkton branch,” states Sampson. “I have enjoyed getting to know the people and their reading interests. I have been working on weeding and getting to know the collection, rearranging the space and preparing for my first story times at Elkton on October 31st and in Shenandoah on November 1st. If you are from Elkton or even if you are not, stop by and see the good things happening at the Elkton.
"We were extremely fortunate to have a person of Kimberly Sampson’s credentials and knowledge to apply for this position,” states Lois Jones, Massanutten Regional Library Director. “We are so excited that she will be the leader of many exciting programs and activities of our Elkton facility. She is highly qualified.”