Arnold Schwarzenegger Names New State Librarian
Nothing against Arnold, the state of California or the state librarian, but this just plain reads funny, for obvious reasons. Who'd have ever thought...?
"Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday named a new state librarian to replace Kevin Starr, who stepped down April 1 to become state librarian emeritus after 10 years.
Susan Hildreth has more than 30 years' experience as a librarian, most recently as chief librarian for the City and County of San Francisco, managing 650 employees and a $59 million budget. She currently is president of the California Library Association.
Schwarzenegger, in his announcement, said Hildreth, 53, "shares my commitment to education and to preserving our state's rich cultural heritage and I know she will use her tremendous experience as a librarian to enhance and strengthen California's public libraries." Read all about it.