The Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library is excited to announce the hiring of Ben Shemory as the new Library Director. A Sunbury native, Shemory is a 2013 graduate of Shikellamy High School as well as Clarion University where he recently earned a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. After several years of employment as the Technical & Media Services Associate at the Degenstein Community Library, Ben is excited for the opportunity to serve all those who faithfully frequent the library along with those entering our doors for the very first time. A strong believer in the public library’s potential for enriching the lives of all residents, he looks forward to growing the library’s role within the community and forming new friendships with organizations throughout the area. Shemory is set to officially start as Library Director on April 19th.