Ranjna Das

Director, Burlington Count Library System

Location Burlington County

Pronouns she/her

Email address [email protected]

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Biographical information

Ranjna Das has served as Director of the Burlington County Library System since 2012. She has been with the library system for over two decades leading their technology systems, services and platforms such as the digital branch, the ebooks portal, the enterprise software system hosting the library catalog and online resources that provide remote learning, research and recreational resources. As Director, Ranjna has continued building on her background expanding the libraries digital access with a renewed focus on re-envisioning brick and mortar libraries into welcoming and inviting places for all. Whether on virtual spaces or physical places, Burlington County libraries invite the public to learn, work, access, meet, collaborate and expand personal horizons while taking advantage of expertise from books, online resources and experts within our communities. She has invested in partnerships and programs to bring in ESL classes, on-site legal assistance, expand library access and usage to schools and classrooms and has most recently launched the library's digital equity initiatives with a device lending and literacy program. Ranjna grew up in New Jersey having lived around the state throughout her school days but settled in South Jersey where she raised her two daughters with her husband. Ranjna graduated from Rutgers University with dual Bachelor's degrees in Communications and English. She has Master's degree in Library Science from Rutgers University, School of Communication and Information. Ranjna served as President of LibraryLinkNJ- the New Jersey Library Cooperative, a resource-sharing membership organization comprising of public, academic, K-12, health and corporate libraries. She continues to serve on their Executive Board and is actively involved in the New Jersey library community.