August 21, 2014

People

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 3/13/13

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library at the University of Michigan (UM), Grand Rapids, hired Michael Barera as Wikipedian in Residence. Barera has a master’s degree from the UM School of Information. Jimmy Bass was named Director of Libraries for the Coweta County Public Library System (CCPLS), Newnan, GA. He previously held the position of […]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 2/1/13

William Adamcyk is the new Director, Milton Public Library, MA. He previously was Circulation Manager and Reader’s Advisor, Thomas Crane Public Library, Quincy, MA. Gia Arbogast has been promoted to Assistant Director, Outreach, Communications & Programming, Miami-Dade Public Library System, FL. She most recently was Library Branch ­Administrator. Katie Bray has joined Bellingham Public Library, WA, […]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 7/6/12

Camila Alire, Professor of Practice, Managerial Leadership Ph.D. program, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a member of the National Council on the Humanities. She is Dean Emerita at both the University of New Mexico and Colorado State University and was President, American Library Association, 2009–10. [...]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 06/25/12

Janice Benedict, Librarian, Loveland Public Library, CO, is retiring after 15 years. Her career as a librarian has spanned 25 years. [...]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 6/15/12

Evette Atkin is the new Director, Branch District Library, Coldwater, MI. She most recently was Coordinator, Michigan Evergreen Project, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services, Lansing, and was a 2008 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. [...]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 6/8/12

Stephanie Anderson, Manager of WORD bookstore, Brooklyn, will become Head of Readers’ Advisory, Darien Library, CT. She is known for tweeting under the name ­“bookavore.”

Mark Contois will return as Director, Framingham Public Library, MA, after leaving the position in 2010 to become Director, Worcester Public Library, MA. He replaces the retiring Jeanne Kelley. [...]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 1/24/12

Steve Anderson, Director, Maryland State Law Library, has been elected  Vice President/President-Elect of the American Association of Law Libraries. Jim Cooper, Executive Director, West Georgia Regional Library System, Carrollton, retired last December after 25 years of service. Roni Tewksbury, Assistant Regional Director, is serving as Interim Director. Janet Davenport has been appointed Director, Keene Memorial […]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 1/10/12

Mary Frances Cooper is the new President and Director, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP). She has been Deputy Director, CLP since 2008 and previously worked at New York Public Library, Minneapolis Public Library, and Louisville Public Library, KY. Lyn Crouse is the new Director, Elyria Public Library System, OH, effective February 1, replacing the retiring […]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 12/16/11

Joanna Bailey has been named Director, Neill Public Library, Pullman, WA. She has served as Interim Director for the past two years. Maureen Nicholas Brodar is the new Youth Services Manager, Shaker Heights Public Library (SHPL), OH. She previously was Children’s Librarian at SHPL. Philip Cheney is the new Director, Oconee County Public Library (OCPL), […]

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries 11/08/11

Zahra Baird, Youth Services Librarian, Chappaqua Library, NY, will be leaving after eight years at the library to take a similar position at Yonkers Public Library, NY. Carol Ann Batt is the new COO, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System ­(BECPLS). A 30-plus-year veteran of BECPLS, she most recently was Assistant Deputy Director of […]