May 19, 2022

Kentucky: Louisville Library Chief and Former LJ Librarian of the Year Craig Buthod Announces Retirement Plans

From the Louisville Courier Journal:

The Louisville Free Public Library announced Friday that top librarian Craig Buthod is stepping down from the post he’s held since 1998.

In a statement, Mayor Greg Fischer said: “Under Craig’s leadership, our library system has flourished — from new buildings to eBooks to programs such as the How-To Festivall.

Craig Buthod was named the 2010 Librarian of the Year by Library Journal.

Read the Formal LFPL Retirement Announcement

See Also: Louisville Lands State Grant For Second Of Three Regional Libraries (November 5, 2014)


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