New State Librarian Announced:
Stacey Aldrich has been named Deputy Secretary for the Office of Commonwealth Libraries
Effective November 5, 2012 Ms. Aldrich has over 20 years of professional library experience, and currently serves as the State Librarian in California.
As State Librarian, she has managed a diverse organization that includes the Witkin Law Library, Government Publications, California History and Sutro Library, Braille and Talking Book Library, and the Library Development and California Research Bureau. Ms. Aldrich has also worked at the Omaha Public Library, the Maryland Department of Education Library, and the Hood College in Maryland as an Information Technology Librarian.
Ms. Aldrich holds a BA in Russian Language and Literature and a Master of Library Science, both from the University of Pittsburgh.
As we welcome Stacey to the Department of Education, we want to express our appreciation to Alice Lubrecht for her stewardship and leadership while serving as acting Deputy Secretary for the Office of Commonwealth Libraries during the past 6 months. Alice will return to her position as Director, Bureau of State Library directing and managing library services for the Commonwealth.