January 21, 2022

Listen Online! Public Library Directors on the Air: Kristen Sorth, Director of St. Louis County Library, Interviewed on Public Radio

From St. Louis Public Radio:

2017-07-12_15-52-52St. Louis County Library has been going through some changes these past few years – closing and reopening renovated branches and experimenting with other new programs. To date, the system will have 17 renovated or replaced branches by year’s end.

In 2018, a few more branches will be renovated and then St. Louis County Library headquarters will be updated. You can find a full list of completed and planned projects here.


While there are many changes, [Kristen] Sorth [Director of the St. Louis County Public Library] of the said the core service of the library system is the same.

“The library is a place where people can find information, but it is also about community and coming to a place where you can attend programs, hear authors or hear music, spend time, do some research or start a business using our free WiFi,” Sorth said.

Read Complete Article, Listen to Complete Radio Interview

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.