FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
James R. Benn, B.A., M.L.S., is the new Director of Godfrey Memorial Library,
Previously he has been the National Sales Director for Auto-Graphics, Inc., a library automation and internet service provider; a research associate for the National Commission on Libraries and Information Services; Director, Department of Planning and Network Services of the Connecticut State Library; Executive Director of the Southeastern Connecticut Library Association; and Director of the Ledyard, Connecticut Public Library. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at the Southern Connecticut University School of Library Science.
In addition, he is a published author, with his fifth mystery novel due to be released this fall and is a member of the Lyme, Connecticut Public Library Board of Trustees.
Godfrey Memorial Library (www.godfrey.org), a library of genealogy and local history, is the publisher of the American Genealogical Biographical Index and the creator of the Connecticut Cemeteries Preservation Project.