Cedar County Library District Board of Trustees announces the retirement of Glenda Pate, Library Director. Glenda began working as Library Director in 2000. She was the first and has been the only Library Director for Cedar County Library District. During her 20 year tenure, Glenda has led many changes and enhancements for the library. She initiated automation of the library, she supported the building of a new library facility in Stockton following the tornado, and has applied for and received many grants to purchase books, computers and other library materials. Glenda has been looking forward to retirement for several years and that day has finally come; her last day at the Cedar County Libraries is July 31, 2020. To celebrate her many years of service, the Cedar County Library Board of Trustees hosted a farewell party for her and the library staff on July 29. The Board of Trustees wants to offer their appreciation, congratulations and best wishes to Glenda for her dedication and commitment to the Cedar County Library and its patrons. Center, Linda Jamison is the El Dorado Springs Library Branch Manager. Right, Elaina Daniels will become Cedar County Library Director on August 1, 2020. Elaina is a resident of Stockton where she has lived for over 20 years with her husband, David, and their two boys. Jackson just began his freshman year at College of the Ozarks. Colton will be a junior at Stockton High School. A native of Bolivar, Elaina graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and went on to achieve her Master’s Degree in Educational Technology. She also has her Library Media Science Certification. Elaina has taught at both Stockton and El Dorado Springs school districts. For the last several months, Elaina has been the Branch Manager at the Cedar County Library in Stockton. Elaina is eager to meet the El Dorado Springs community and become an active part of that community as well as Stockton.