Kendall F. Wiggin was appointed State Librarian in October 1998 becoming the 10th State Librarian in the 150 year history of the Connecticut State Library.
The State Librarian is appointed by the State Library Board and serves as the chief administrative officer of the Board. The State Librarian is the administrative office of the State Library and administers, coordinates, and supervises the Library. (C.G.S. Sec. 11-1).