Julie Jorgensen, Library Director

Julie began working at the library in 1998 assisting with summer reading before becoming Assistant Librarian. Julie has been Director since 2012 and has her Level I Public Librarian Certification from the Nebraska Library Commission. She is a lifelong resident of Waterloo and lives in the country with her husband Dana where they raised their three children: Käj, Dane and Hanna. Julie enjoys spending time with family and  loves anytime she can spend with her four grandchildren: Rhett, Walker, Silas, and Daisy.

Abigail Bechtel, Assistant Librarian

Abigail is our new addition to the team as Assistant Librarian. She graduated from Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas. Abigail enjoys reading, playing tabletop role playing games, loose leaf tea, and snuggling with her cat, Aster (who is called “Disaster” when she’s being naughty).