CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County officials are
pleased to announce the hiring of Jeanne Holmgren as the new
Library Director for Carteret County Public Library System.
Holmgren has over 15 years of library experience and began
her library career as a library aide at MCCS Lejeune-New River
Libraries, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. She earned the
position of branch manager in 2008 and was promoted to
supervisory reference librarian in 2021.
“It is an honor to step into the role of library director, and I am
excited to work closely with Carteret County Friends of the
Library, Library Board of Trustees, staff, and our residents in
order to continue offering relevant and engaging library services
and programs within our community,” said Holmgren. “My top
priority for the library system includes responding to the changing needs of the community by providing
resources, services, and spaces that help advance opportunity and education.”
Holmgren holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University and dual
Master of Arts in Management & Leadership and Human Resources Management from Webster University.
She is a Certified North Carolina Public Librarian and is a member of both the North Carolina and American
“Jeanne Holmgren will be an excellent leader for our Carteret County Public Library System and our
outstanding staff,” notes County Manager Tommy Burns. “Jeanne’s passion for libraries was evident during the
interview process and demonstrated in her leadership while serving on base at Camp Lejeune.”
Carteret County Public Library System includes five branches around Carteret County and strives to bring
dynamic programs and services to its many communities and residents.
Holmgren started her new role on Monday, March 21.