Jennifer Manley is the Vice President of Government & Community Affairs at the Queens Library. Queens Library is one of the busiest libraries in the nation, circulating over 13 million items from a 7.5 million collection annually and welcoming over 13 million visitors a year to its 62 library locations. Prior to joining the Queens Library in 2010, she served as the Queens Director of the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit and before that, as the Western Queens and Arts & Culture Editor for the Queens weekly newspaper, the Queens Chronicle. Jennifer was born and raised in New Hampshire and educated in Washington DC and Vermont. She holds a degree in Journalism & Creative Writing from Lyndon State College.