Library Board Selects Bloomfield Township Public Library Director
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The Bloomfield Township Public Library Board of Trustees announced at their June 18, 2013 meeting that Carol Mueller has been selected as the next Library Director.
Carol will assume her new role effective August 1, 2013. The current Director, Karen Kotulis-Carter will retire July 31. “I am very confident that Carol’s skills and love for our library will assure her success and the continued success of the library.” stated Kotulis-Carter.
Library Board President, Judy Lindstrom said, “After discussion, it was unanimously agreed to offer the position of Library Director to Carol Mueller. The Trustees felt Carol was an extremely strong, competent and enthusiastic candidate. Carol is familiar with the Library and community and has worked well with the Library Board of Trustees, Friends of the Library and Library Staff. The Trustees were impressed with her style of management and technologic interests and believe Carol will be an excellent Director for the Library. The Trustees felt Carol would allow for a smooth transition, which is critical to the Library moving forward after the departure of Karen Kotulis-Carter who has been an outstanding Director. “
Patrons may already know Carol Mueller as the Library’s Assistant Director, a position she has held since October, 2008. In her position as Assistant Director, Carol coordinated the strategic planning process, implemented a new brand for the Library and assisted with the redesign of the Library’s website, among other projects. Prior to joining Bloomfield Township Public Library in 2008, Carol held the position of Deputy City Librarian at the Southfield Public Library for many years. In this capacity, her focus was on overseeing the day to day library operation including staff and building.
“I am very honored to have been selected as the next Bloomfield Township Public Library Director. This library has always enjoyed a great reputation for strong public service, knowledgeable and professional staff and in-depth collections and I am so proud to be a part of this tradition of excellent service. I look forward to working more closely with the Library Board, staff and residents to lead this wonderful library into the future.”