Ames Tribune: After a national recruitment, Sheila Schofer was named the new director of the Ames Public Library by the board of trustees. Schofer, an Iowa native, has worked for the Brooklyn, N.Y., library system for more than 20 years. She will begin her tenure in Ames on May 31. Schofer joined the Brooklyn Public Library in 1996 and most recently served as director of neighborhood and public services.