Key appointment made in library’s leadership
Cotina Jones has been hired as the Cumberland County Public Library’s Deputy Director. Jones has served in libraries since 1997, with her first job as a part-time reference librarian in the Granville County Public Library System. She has worked within school library systems and as branch manager in Granville County. Most recently, she has worked in academic libraries at Winston-Salem State University as Health Sciences Librarian and Special Projects Coordinator and at North Carolina Central University as Assistant Director of Library Services.
She earned her bachelor’s and master’s from North Carolina Central University in biology and library science respectively. Currently, she is a doctoral candidate at North Carolina A & T State University in the Department of Leadership Studies and Adult Education. Jones began work on November 14 and Director Jody Risacher said, “we are thrilled to have Cotina’s experience and talents joining library leadership.”
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