From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Library Directors in the USA)

Priscilla Gardner


The was the first African American library director of the Jersey City Public Library (NJ). The library wars renamed in her honor in 2019. She started the Jersey City Free Public Library Foundation in 2004.

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Priscilla Gardner,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 2, 2023,

Last modified: 2023-05-22 16:16:17