KDL Welcomes New Assistant Director


Former Gaines Township Branch Manager Michelle Boisvenue-Fox was recently hired as Kent District Library’s new Assistant Director for Public Services.  Michelle will be responsible for the administration of all public service operations within the library branches and will act as the liaison between the 18 library branches and administration.“I am excited that Michelle will be taking on this important senior leadership role at KDL,” said KDL Director Martha Esch.

Michelle has been with KDL since 2003, first as Assistant Branch Manager of the East Grand Rapids Branch. She then served as Acting Branch Manager of the Alpine Branch, and, most recently, Branch Manager of the Gaines Township Branch.

Please join us in congratulating Michelle on her new position!

Written by Katie


Katie is a Communications Assistant and helps spread the word about all the amazing things taking place at KDL. She loves her job so much that she returned to it following a four-year stint as a stay-at-home mom!

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3 Responses to “KDL Welcomes New Assistant Director”

  1. Sandra Says:

    I met her at the East library. She was a great help to me. Is someone retiring? Congratulations Michelle.

  2. Katie Says:


    Pamela VanderPloeg previously held this position, and she retired in February.

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  3. Linda Says:

    Fantastic, Michelle! Congratualtions. Now what happens to our loney little book club in Gaines? Hope to see you Wednesday.