R. Hathaway

Lisa R. Hathaway serves as Director of the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, Florida, where she oversees the Library’s provision of resources, services, and programs to support and benefit people in all aspects of their lives. Hathaway has also established the Mandel Public Library as a vital community gathering space that supports jobseekers, economic redevelopment, and life-long learning. Under her leadership, the library was named one of the 11 Most Beautiful Libraries in 2022 by Fodor’s Travel. Hathaway earned undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Information Studies and a Master’s in Library and Information Studies from Florida State University.