ECRL assistant director takes new position

East Central Regional Library Assistant Director, Nick Dimassis, has accepted a new position as the Carver County Library Director effective Jan. 3.

Dimassis has worked as assistant director for ECRL for the past five years. The assistant director supervises all 14 of East Central Regional Library’s branch librarians, who provide service to the end users. He also supervises the delivery staff responsible for transporting library materials to and from the 14 branch libraries throughout ECRL’s six-county region. Informing and educating the public on the importance and relevance of libraries is also a part of the assistant director’s job.

Dimassis is very passionate about the importance of libraries in today’s society and is an impassioned advocate for them. His sense of humor and calm demeanor will be missed. ECRL wishes him well in his new endeavor.