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Movers & Shakers
Each year, LJ shines a spotlight on a cohort of about fifty top changemakers who are transforming what it means to be a librarian.
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MOVERS & SHAKERS 2017: Innovators

Innovators | Educators | Digital Developers | Community Builders | Change Agents | Advocates
Reginald RB Burnette Jr.
Madeleine Charney
Trixie Dantis
Ryan Darrow
Melissa Dease
Tonya Angelique Garcia
Linda Hofschire
Chaitra Powell
Anthony Propernick
Ryan Darrow

Ryan Darrow

Public Technology Supervisor
Nashville Public Library

With the launch of the Nashville Public Library’s (NPL) BoomBox service, Ryan Darrow is bringing local bands from one of the nation’s most storied music scenes to library patrons in their own homes via a Spotify-like streaming service. While the service has facilitated more than 6,000 downloads in the first three months after its October 2016 launch, BoomBox isn’t only about helping local...

MOVERS ON THE MAP

Find out how many—and which—Movers are from your home state, province, or country.

PREVIOUS MOVERS

Browse the winners by year ...

MOVERS BY CATEGORY

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MOVERS IN THE NEWS

See what past Movers have been up to ...

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