Library appoints new branch manager
Former Rockford Public Library (RPL) staff member Valerie Carter-Brown was recently appointed as the new manager of Rockford Public Library’s Rock River and Rockton Centre branches. Carter-Brown previously served as manager of Rockton Centre from 1996-2000, and as a Young Adult Librarian in Adult Services from 2003-05 before accepting a Library Media Specialist position for the School District of Beloit, Wisconsin.
Carter-Brown earned a master’s degree in library and information studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a bachelor’s degree in history, with a minor in women’s studies, from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.
From the Aug. 13-19, 2014, issue