From the Omaha World-Herald:
The Omaha Library Board chose Laura Marlane, executive director of the Providence Community Library in Rhode Island, as the Omaha system’s new director.
Board President Mike Meyer will negotiate with Marlane on job terms.
Marlane previously told The World-Herald that she sees libraries as an important part of combating poverty. She said her system in Providence was the first in the country to allow people to check out Wi-Fi hot spots.
She also said she would prioritize employees’ needs.
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If she excepts the position Laura Marlane will replace Wasdin in Omaha.