OK, so a LOT has happened during my first week as director of the Highwood Public Library. I am so incredibly fortunate to work with a wonderful, dedicated, and truly patron-centered staff. The Board has been superb ensuring a smooth transition. I also know that I have the BEST volunteer team any library has every seen. I’ve had a few bumps along the road this week (mostly in getting the library their money and locating records), but it has been a great first week.
And to just make my day today, I received the warmest welcome from a bunch of other directors in the system formerly known as NSLS (AKA RAILS North?).
I just cannot explain how truly lucky I am. I work in the noblest profession in the world. My colleagues always seem to bring a smile to my face. I get to lead a library into an exciting new era, and I get to do it with great people by my side every step of the way. What more could any ask of his or her profession?
One response to “New Director Week 1”
Glad to hear you’ve had a great first week. I look forward to hearing more about what you get done as the director.