[Michlib-l] Congratulations to KDL's Lance Werner

Michael Mccaffery mpmccaffery at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 13:05:44 EDT 2016


Good job!

MPM

On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 1:36 PM, Ed Englerth <
eenglerth at hastingspubliclibrary.com> wrote:

> Congrats Lance Werner!
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> *Ed Englerth*
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> *From:* michlib-l-bounces at mcls.org [mailto:michlib-l-bounces at mcls.org] *On
> Behalf Of *Heidi Nagel
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 15, 2016 10:47 AM
> *To:* 'michlib-l at mcls.org'
> *Subject:* [Michlib-l] Congratulations to KDL's Lance Werner
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> *Communications Department*
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> 814 West River Center Dr. NE, Comstock Park, MI  49321-8955
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> Heidi Nagel • KDL Communications Manager • 616-647-4146
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> For Immediate Release
> March 15, 2016
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> *KENT DISTRICT LIBRARY DIRECTOR RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS “MOVER AND SHAKER”
> AWARD FROM LIBRARY JOURNAL*
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> Kent County, MI — Lance Werner, Director of Kent District Library, has
> been named a “Mover and Shaker” in the library industry by the national
> publication, *Library Journal*.
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> In its March 15, 2016 issue, *Library Journal* named 54 outstanding
> professionals committed to providing excellent service and shaping the
> future of libraries. Werner was selected in the category Change Agents
> because of his commitment to the profession and push to further the modern
> conveniences libraries can offer their patrons.
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> *Library Journal* honored Werner because of his ability to garner
> unlikely support for big ideas and his success in bridging the digital
> divide. Under Werner’s direction, KDL has developed the most robust
> standalone eBook collection in the states (88,891 eBooks and e Audiobooks)
> and became the first public library in Michigan to offer eMagazines,
> eMovies and eComics.
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> “This year’s class of 54 joins a group of talented professionals who are
> committed, passionate and invigorated—each alone and all together
> transforming the library world and the communities it impacts for the
> better,” said Rebecca T. Miller, Editorial Director of Library Journal and
> School Library Journal.
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> Werner has been Director of Kent District Library since May 2011. He
> previously served as Director of the Capital Area District Library in
> Lansing, MI and as a Library Law Specialist at the Library of Michigan. He
> earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, a
> J.D. from Michigan State University and an M.L.I.S. from Wayne State
> University.
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> The 2016 Movers & Shakers were selected by the editors of *Library
> Journal*, the profession’s leading trade magazine. Each of the Movers &
> Shakers will be prominently featured in the March 15th issue of *Library
> Journal* and celebrated at a special reception in June during the
> American Library Association’s annual conference in Orlando, FL. The print
> feature’s companion website is sponsored by OCLC and available at
> www.libraryjournal.com/movers2016.
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> *ABOUT KENT DISTRICT LIBRARY *Kent District Library is a public library
> system operating 18 branch libraries. KDL serves nearly 400,000 residents
> of 27 governmental units, comprising most of Kent County, Michigan. KDL is
> an IRS-designated 501(c)(3) nonprofit supported by millage dollars and
> private donations.
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> *ABOUT LIBRARY JOURNAL*
> Founded in 1876, *Library Journal* is one of the oldest and most
> respected publications covering the library field. Over 75,000 library
> directors, administrators, and staff in public, academic, and special
> libraries read *LJ*. *Library Journal* reviews over 8000 books,
> audiobooks, videos, databases, and web sites annually, and provides
> coverage of technology, management, policy, and other professional
> concerns. For more information, visit www.libraryjournal.com
> <http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=afjy79cab&et=1104691736300&s=62173&e=001DM59s3VN4gzIKkGu5D6jqk3g4njwerSaXLcHKIhA0JXPeuRxDIHp6xWFDrW3ZYA78hYtpYwklZdFH7t7CsoBqXpgkdO5CoWvpXNXCHQylqvZMIb-BHfFDExZZtHUAy-l>.
> *Library Journal* is a publication of Media Source Inc., which also owns *School
> Library Journal*, The Horn Book publications, and Junior Library Guild.
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> *####*
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> Heidi Nagel
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> Manager of Communications & Programming
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> Kent District Library
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> 814 West River Center Dr NE
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> Comstock Park, MI 49321
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> 616-647-4146, 616-490-9399 (cell)
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> *hnagel at kdl.org <hnagel at kdl.org>*
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Michael Mccaffery
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24590 George St.
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
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