[Michlib-l] Bernie Margolis

ConnieJo Ozinga cjozinga at commercelibrary.info
Mon Apr 16 08:14:29 EDT 2018


In my very earliest days in MLA, Bernie was always the person who started
the dancing.  He had a major impact on the library world both in Michigan
and elsewhere, and will be missed.       Connie

On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 9:38 AM, Nancy Bellaire via Michlib-l <
michlib-l at mcls.org> wrote:

> It is with a heavy heart that I send news of the passing of Bernie
> Margolis, former director of the Monroe County Library System (MI), Pikes
> Peak Library District (CO), and the Boston Public Library.  Bernie most
> recently served as the New York State Librarian.  Bernie was the most
> passionate of library champions and served the American Library Association
> in many roles including that of ALA Councilman.
>
>
> Those of us who knew and worked with Bernie will remember his can-do
> attitude, his fierce defense of penal fines for public libraries in
> Michigan, and his vision for libraries of the future.
>
>
> Bernie's obituary has not yet been published, but his funeral will be at
> the Levine Funeral Home in Albany New York at 11 AM on Wednesday, April
> 18.  Burial will be at about 1 PM at the Pittsfield Cemetery in Pittsfield,
> Massachusetts.
>
>
> Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bernie's wife, Amanda Batey Margolis.
>
>
> Nancy
>
>
> Nancy Bellaire
>
> Director
>
> Monroe County Library System
>
> 840 S. Roessler St.
>
> Monroe, MI  48161
>
> 734 241-5770
>
> _______________________________________________
> Michlib-l mailing list
> Michlib-l at mcls.org
> http://mail2.mcls.org/mailman/listinfo/michlib-l
>
>


-- 
Connie Jo Ozinga
Library Director
Commerce Township Community Library
180 E. Commerce
Commerce, MI 48390
(248) 669-8108 x101
www.commercelibrary.info


Raising a reader is: Talking * Singing * Reading * Writing *  Playing

-- 
The information contained in this electronic message is intended only for 
the use of the designated recipient(s). If the reader of this message is 
not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any review, use, 
dissemination, forwarding or copying of this message is strictly 
prohibited, and we request that you delete the original message and all 
attachments.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mail2.mcls.org/pipermail/michlib-l/attachments/20180416/749a237a/attachment.html>


More information about the Michlib-l mailing list