Category: New Hire

Congratulations to New Minister of Canadian Heritage

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council / Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada sent a letter to The Honourable Pablo Rodríguez to congratulate him on his appointment as the new Minister of Canadian Heritage and share their support of the National Heritage Digitization Strategy. CULC-CBUC Congratulations to Rodríguez

Christina de Castell is VPL’s new CEO

NEWS RELEASE June 5, 2018 Vancouver Public Library Welcomes Christina de Castell as New Chief Librarian VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouver Public Library (VPL) today announced the appointment of Christina de Castell as Chief Librarian. De Castell joined VPL in 2006, and has served in increasing senior roles, most recently as Acting Chief Librarian since March […]

Barrie Public Library appoints Lauren Jessop their new CEO

To whom it may concern: Ms. Jessop is a professional Librarian with more than 10 years of experience in public libraries in Ontario and Alberta. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph and earned her Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Jessop is an […]

Lita Barrie appointed new CEO of Burlington Public Library

News from Burlington Public Library Library Board announces new chief executive officer Burlington, ON – It is with great pleasure that Burlington Public Library Board Chair, Brian Kenny, announces the appointment of Lita Barrie to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective June 4, 2018. “Lita brings to Burlington a strong background in arts and […]

Victoria Owen appointed to WIPO Accessible Book Consortium

Canadian Librarian Appointed to WIPO Accessible Book Consortium Board The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Owen to the Board of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Accessible Book Consortium for a three-year term. Ms. Owen, who is chief librarian at the University of Toronto Scarborough, was […]

Professor Lynne Howarth joins PLLeaders Advisory Board

As we finalize plans for the forthcoming – and exciting – PLLeaders session with Chicago Public Library (YouMedia), John Chrastka (EveryLibrary), and Lita Barrie (Instructional Session on Technology and Collections), I am thrilled to advise you all that Prof. Lynne Howarth, Professor and former Dean, Faculty of Information, has agreed to join our Advisory Team. […]

Saskatoon Public Library Appoints New Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Library Appoints New Director The Saskatoon Public Library Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Carol Cooley as the new Director of Libraries & CEO, effective June 1. Cooley will replace Zenon Zuzak, who has been with Saskatoon Public Library (SPL) for the past 35 years, 20 of them as Director, […]

New CEO at Kitchener Public Library Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2015 It is with great pleasure that the Kitchener Public Library Board announces the appointment of Mary Chevreau as Chief Executive Officer of Kitchener Public Library, effective May 11, 2015. Ms. Chevreau is a library consultant and founder of MEC Consulting, with a long history of leadership and business experience, […]