Outgoing library director had ‘Devine’ experience

Miriam Devine served as the director of the Amenia Free Library for almost 29 years. She retired on April 3 and handed the reins over to Erika Palombo, whom the library board announced as the new director on Feb. 28. Photo by Whitney Joseph

AMENIA — If ever there was a recognizable face in the town of Amenia, it belongs to longtime library director Miriam Devine. Devine, who worked at the library for nearly 29 years, announced last fall that she would step down on April 3. 

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