State Librarian

Official Portrait of Eric Norris, State Librarian of Kansas

Eric Norris


State Librarian
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Eric Norris is a native Kansan who received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, MA from Fort Hays State University, and MLS from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Prior to joining the State Library in 2018, he served as the Adult Department Librarian and Director of the Hays Public Library.  He has also worked as a Director of Human Resources and a newspaper reporter.