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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: Educators

Advocates | Change Agents | Community Builders | Digital Developers | Educators | Innovators
Pete Barrell
Theresa Burress
Brandy McNeil
Liz Phipps Soeiro
Ilana Stonebraker
D. Joshua Taylor
Krista Welz
Tyler Works
Amie Wright
Pete Barrell

Pete Barrell

Director
Cottage Grove Public Library, OR

Pete Barrell believes his job as a library director is to “cultivat[e] creative, diverse, exciting, inspiring, and new opportunities…for the people of our community,” he says. “I love that I can seek out cool, amazing stuff and bring it to rural Cottage Grove.” Over the last nine years, he has undertaken an ambitious campaign of grant writing and received funding for traveling exhibits at the...

MOVERS ON THE MAP

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