Jim Kroll currently serves as Manager of the Western History and Genealogy Department at the Denver Public LIbrary. Kroll has been in his current position since 1999, and before that he served as Manager of the Humanities and the General Reference and Nonfiction departments. Kroll has been with the Denver Public Library in some capacity since 1988. Kroll also serves on the board of Historic Denver.
Kroll received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania; a Master of Science in Theatre History and Literature from the University of Denver; and a Master of Library Science from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas.