For Immediate Release - Nashville Public Library Announces Interim Director
Contact: Renuka Christoph| Nashville Public Library | 862-5755 | firstname.lastname@example.org
NASHVILLE - The Nashville Public Library Board has appointed Tricia Racke Bengel to serve as interim director for Nashville Public Library while a nationwide search is being conducted.
Bengel presently heads the Emerging Technologies Department and is project leader for Limitless Libraries, a partnership between Nashville Public Library and Metro Nashville Public Schools which has received national attention for its success. She also serves as president of Tenn-Share, a statewide library resource sharing agency.
Prior to joining the library, Bengel oversaw the Tennessee Virtual Library before becoming the director for Technical Services at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
The Nashville Public Library system offers a collection of two million items including books, DVDs, CDs, and downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, as well as more than 1,000 public-use computers, 24/7 reference assistance, and free exhibits and programs. For more information, call 615-862-5800 or visit www.library.nashville.org.
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