Robyn Gage, Supervising Librarian at the San Diego Public Library.
Last week we posted a short interview with Jennifer Lawson and Jenny Hanson from the San Diego County Library. The next visit on my trip up the West Coast was with Robyn Gage, Supervising Librarian at the San Diego Public Library downtown. This beautiful, brand-new, 185 million dollar, nine-story library opened in September 2013 and features a 350-seat auditorium, a three-story domed reading room, a 9,100-square-foot children’s room, a teen center, and a technology center.
Claire: Tell me about your role at the San Diego Public Library.
Robyn: I am involved in the selection, purchasing, cataloging and processing of materials for the library system here at the Central Library. In addition to this new central library that opened in September, we have 35 branches.
Claire: What are your favorite things to read personally?Robyn: I love to browse the shelves and find something new. I read all genres.Claire: What is unique about the San Diego Public Library?
Robyn: We are so spread out—our braches cover diverse communities, and we rely on our staff to stay attentive to the way that the communities are changing constantly. For example, a branch might be serving a community with mostly older or retired …read more
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