Pasadena City Manager Cynthia J. Kurtz has named Elizabeth Walker acting director of the Pasadena Public Library system.
...Since 1999 Walker has been principal librarian in the Information Access Services Division of Pasadena Public Library, where she has managed adult reference service, programming and training, electronic information resources, volunteer services, circulation and circulation development.She began her service at Pasadena Public Library in 1985 as a reference librarian.
"I have great confidence in Beth
, who has shown consistent commitment to Pasadena Public Library
," said Kurtz.
...Walker earned a bachelor's degree in humanities from California Polytechnic
University-Pomona in 1980 and a master's degree in library science from the University of Southern California
in 1985.She is a member of the American Library Association, California Library Association and Public Library Association.She
completed the comprehensive Leadership Pasadena course in 2002.
Recruitment has begun for a library director and is expected to be completed in 90 days.