Kimberly A. Bowen, MPA, MLS
Library Director
Library Director
Office: 903.465.1797
Fax: 903.465.1130

300 W. Gandy Street
Denison, Texas 75020
Kimberly joined the leadership team for the City of Denison as the new library director in April 2016. She has more than 12 years experience in municipal government and more than 8 years of public library experience.

During her tenure, she has been very active in community development and economic development. She has served on numerous workforce development consortium, city and rural
beautification boards, participated in leadership development classes, and coordinated with the Governors office and Department of Commerce to recruit manufacturing and commercial employers for the state of Oklahoma.

She was instrumental in revitalizing a library in a rural community through aggressively seeking more than $58,000 in grant funds and implementing cutting edge technology and programs.

She is a graduate of Denison High School and is an active member of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church where she has been a member for more than 35 years.  She has been the church pianist and organist for more than 33 years and also has filled other roles such as youth teacher, church clerk, youth director, ladies auxiliary member and praise band member.

She has a Master of Business Administration in Public  Administration from Columbia Southern University, Master of Library Science from Texas Woman's University, Bachelor of Business in Management from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting from Grayson College.

She is a member of the American Library Association, Public Library Association, Texas Library Association, Association of Rural and Small Libraries, Young Adult Library Services Association , Delta Epsilon Tau Honor Society, and Rotary Club of Denison
Your Denison Public Library Team:

Steve McGowen, MLS
Associate Director

Kathy Sprayberry
Administrative Assistant/Notary

Takeyla Sherman
Technical Services Supervisor

Loretta Hall
Lending Services Supervisor

Joyce Ullah
Children's Programming Coordinator

Kimberly Parks
Library Technician/Notary

Karen Brymer
Library Technician