John Hanson was appointed as the Grafton Public Library Director on May 30, 2000. Prior to that appointment, he served as Reference Librarian for the Wauwatosa Public Library (1989-2000). John also worked at the Cedarburg Public Library and the Berkeley Public Library, California.
John received his Masters of Library Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
John is a member of the Wisconsin Library Association, and he serves on the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the Cedarburg-Grafton Rotary Club.