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Bruce County announces new director of library services

Brooke McLean, pictured here in a file photo from 2018, is the new director of library services for Bruce County.

BRUCE COUNTY – The Bruce County Public Library has announced the appointment of their new director of library services.

Brooke McLean, who has been in the role on an interim basis since February, will begin the role permanently on June 1.

Before joining the Bruce County Public Library, McLean spent 15 years with the Wellington County Library. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Development Studies and a Master of Library and Information Studies.

In a press release, the County stated that McLean has a great passion for providing services to families and children and is looking forward to enhancing library services across the County.

Currently, McLean has been active in supporting the delivery of electronic services to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are excited to welcome Brooke into this leadership role with Bruce County Library services,” said Luke Charbonneau, Chair of the Bruce County Public Library Board in a press release.

“Brooke demonstrates great passion and interest in the provision of library services for all residents of the county. She will effectively lead our library team in exploring new and changing ways of providing services”

McLean said she is looking forward to charting the course for library services going forward.

“I am pleased to be taking on this new role with Bruce County Public Library and providing leadership to important library services across Bruce County,” she said.

“I am passionate about the role that libraries play in developing robust communities by providing literacy, technology, and social resources and look forward to charting the course for library services moving forward.”