Library Director


Alexandra Bomhoff became the Elkader Public Library Director on January 22, 2024. Alex graduated with her MLIS from the University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science in December of 2023, and received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from the University of Iowa in May of 2019. 


Prior to moving to Elkader, Alexandra worked as a Professional Substitute in each of the six locations of the Des Moines Public Library, and performed her Practicum at the Johnston Public Library in the fall of 2023. 


Before pursuing her master’s degree in Library and Information Science, Alex worked for over two years for the Iowa Department of Human Rights, in the Community Advocacy and Services Division, in the Office of Persons with Disabilities.


In her spare time, Alex likes to read (of course), quilt, crochet, and play the banjolele!