About the Library Director

Meet Francis Acland, our library director.

Francis Acland was appointed Library Director of the Lamoni Public Library on May 22, 2017.  Francis received a B.A. degree from Lancaster University, UK with a major in religious studies.  He received a Master of Library and Information Science from Brigham Young University of Iowa in 1991. He has had extensive experience in librarianship and college instruction.

Francis is committed to make the library one that serves the needs of  the people Lamoni and the surrounding communities, and invites anyone who has ideas or questions to get in touch. Feel free to visit him in the library during open hours, call the library at 641 784-6686, or email