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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

YKWIA told me about this last night

New Library Chief Makes Use of Her Varied Interests

I don't know how long the link will work; the Herald-Leader usually lets them expire in 7 days, but they've changed their website around, so I don't know if that's changed.
Virginia Ann Hammond moved through several careers, including Navy officer, stay-at-home mom and forensic scientist, before becoming a librarian at age 41.

Now she thinks she's found a perfect job — running the Lexington Public Library, where she began in September as executive director.

"It's a way to make use of everything you've ever learned in your life," said Hammond, 56, who previously was deputy county librarian in Fremont, Calif. "Nothing is wasted when you're a librarian. Every bit of information that you accumulate is going to be useful to someone at some point."

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