Rodger Charles, Peabody Township Library director, has completed the Applied Public Library Education Course — ApPLE — conducted by the North Central Kansas Libraries System.
ApPLE is a yearlong course for new library directors. The curriculum covered subjects from customer service and collection development to technology and facility maintenance. The classes were taught by professional librarians from Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska.
The 2013-14 course was completed by 28 Kansas librarians. Each received certification and is now a professional library director.