Advocacy Fall 2013 Archive

New District 7 County Commissioner

Tim Ryan Tim Ryan was elected to be County Commissioner for District 7, which includes Main and the Fort Lauderdale Reading Center, Nova Southeastern, Riverland and Sterling libraries. His four‐year term will begin on November 20, 2012. He replaces John Rodstrom.

He plans to meet with the Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Libraries, in early December.

To read more about Commissioner Ryan, please Click Here to see information in the newsletter.
Commissioner‐Elect Kiar Tours Libraries

Marty Kiar Marty Kiar, who becomes County Commissioner in November for District 1, received a tour of libraries in the summer to better understand operations. Led by Bob Cannon, library director, and accompanied by Friends co-president Barbara Correll, the tour began at Main Library. He visited delivery, cataloging, ebooks, Cybrary and reference. Commissioner-Elect Kiar is using the time prior to taking office to learn more about the systems and operations for which he will be responsible. He has been a supporter of libraries during his time as State Representative.

To read more about Marty Kiar, his experiences in the library plus other sites he visited, please Click Here to go to the newsletter.

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