Category: Retirement

National Librarian Resigns

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council wishes Dr. J. Caron the very best in his future endeavours, and thanks him for the support and faith he showed in CULC/CBUC during his tenure. CULC/CBUC will continue to collaborate with LAC and other library groups and looks forward to contributing ideas and work to the National Library and […]

Lori Kelly leaving Mississauga Library

The City of Mississauga is pleased to announce Lori Kelly as the new Director, Human Resources effective April 6, 2020. Kelly is the Director, Library, a position she has held since 2018. “I am very delighted to welcome Lori to Corporate Services where she will be leading the Human Resources division,” said Gary Kent, Commissioner, […]

Jane Pyper steps down from Toronto PL

City Librarian Jane Pyper Stepping Down Toronto ( March 19, 2014) –The Toronto Public Library Board announced today that City Librarian Jane Pyper will be stepping down from her role at the end of June 2014. “The entire Board joins me in thanking Jane for her significant contribution to the library over the years. She […]

CEO of Brampton Public library to retire on December 31

Cathy Matyas, CEO of Brampton Public Library, has announced her retirement effective December 31, 2012. Cathy has been CEO at Brampton since 2010. During this time she has guided the planning and construction of two new district-sized branch libraries, a refresh to the Brampton Library’s long-term Facilities Master Plan, and the development of a new […]

Beth Barlow Retires, new Surrey Chief Librarian named

Chief Librarian, Beth Barlow, is retiring on December 30, 2011 after 11 years at the helm of Surrey Libraries and nearly 40 years as a librarian. She came to Surrey in January 2001, following a career that took her across all three Prairie Provinces in increasingly responsible positions. She notes that “my years in Surrey […]

Preparing to Write a New Chapter – Ken Robert’s Retirement Announcement

Preparing to Write a New Chapter Hamilton Public Library’s Chief Librarian Announces Retirement After 18 years Ken Roberts, the highly respected Chief Librarian of Hamilton Public Library has announced his retirement effective May 31, 2012. There are so many words that come to mind to describe Ken’s remarkable career as a librarian – community builder, […]

Barbara Clubb Announces Retirement from Ottawa Public Library

La version française suit l’anglais October 5, 2011 A Chapter Closes City Librarian of the Ottawa Public Library, Barbara Clubb, has announced that she will retire from the position of City Librarian effective December 2011. Ms Clubb’s remarkable career as a librarian and library leader spans four decades. She has provided two major urban public […]

The EXIT Interview with Paul Whitney on his retirement from VPL

Enjoy these three YouTube videos of Vancouver City Librarian Paul Whitney as his retirement neared…  

Paul Whitney Vancouver City Librarian Retires

Vancouver Public Library Board Chair Joan Andersen has announced that City Librarian Paul Whitney will be retiring from the Library effective December 31, 2010. Andersen stated that “Paul has had an exemplary 36 year career in public libraries in BC. Over the past seven years he has guided so many positive changes at VPL, making […]