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Thursday, 30th September 2010

President Obama Will Nominate Susan Hildreth To Run IMLS

An announcement from the White House on Thursday lists several people President Obama intends to nominate for various government positions.

The list of nominees includes Susan Hildreth to run the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Susan H. Hildreth is the city librarian of The Seattle Public Library. She was previously appointed as California’s state librarian by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Prior to her position as California state librarian, Ms. Hildreth was at the San Francisco Public Library, where she served as deputy director and then city librarian. Her background also includes five years as deputy library director at the Sacramento Public Library, several years as Placer County's head librarian and four years as library director for the Benicia Public Library, all in California. She began her career as a branch librarian at the Edison Township Library in New Jersey. Ms. Hildreth is active in the American Library Association and served as president of the Public Library Association in 2006. She has a master's degree in library science from State University of New York, a master's degree in business administration from Rutgers University and a bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Syracuse University.

Today, the ALA congratulated Ms. Hildreth on her nomination in this news release.

Sources: The White House, ALA

See Also: Ms. Hildreth's Welcome Message on the Seattle Public Library Web Site

See Also: Several Quotes from Hildreth in a Seattle Times Article About the Seattle Public Library Community Survey (July 30, 2010)

See Also: Town Square: Susan Hildreth, New Seattle City Librarian (April 10, 2009 via SeattleChannel.org)
Hildreth answers a variety of questions from the host and public during this one hour program.

See Also: New Seattle Library Head: Susan Hildreth of California (November 28, 2008, via Seattle Times)

See Also: Susan Hildreth Named San Francisco City Librarian (March 26, 2001 via Library Journal)

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