The Library Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the Spencer Public Library. The Library Director plans, directs and executes varied library services and programs related to community needs, as well as maintains the Tier Three level State Accreditation Standards for Library Excellence. Mandie Muehlhausen has served as the Library Director since 2012. Her previous experience includes reference librarian for a large urban library, teacher, archaeologist and a program coordinator for NASA. She has a Master’s in Library Science from IUPUI and a Master’s in INstructional Design from Purdue University. In her spare time, Mandie is an illustrator and enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family and two dogs, who definitely rule the house.

Mandie Muehlhausen

Library Director
101 W 5th Street
Spencer, IA 51301