Rockford Public Library announces choice for new director

Staff Report

Rockford – The Board of Trustees for the Rockford Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 24, announced it will make an offer of employment to Lynn Stainbrook for the job of executive director.

Stainbrook was one of four finalists for the position. She is the current director of the Brown County Library in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where she oversees eight branch libraries, 130 employees and an annual budget of more than $7 million. Before leading the Brown County Library, Ms. Stainbrook was the executive librarian at the Arlington Heights Library. She holds a master’s degree in library science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a Janesville Wisconsin native. Additionally, Ms. Stainbrook has experience with all aspects of major building projects.

 The board expects to approve a contract with Ms. Stainbrook at its next meeting Oct. 27.

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