Charlotte Mecklenburg Library finds its next leader out West

February 8, 2021 – The Charlotte Observer:

Marcellus “MT” Turner will become Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s next chief executive officer and chief librarian in April, the library announced Monday.

Turner has three decades of experience and most recently was the chief librarian at the Seattle Public Library for a decade.

“There is a tremendous opportunity to better understand and serve the evolving needs of Charlotte Mecklenburg, and I am committed to ensuring the Library supports, enhances and empowers the changing ways our residents live, learn and engage,” Turner said in a news release.

The firm Coleman Lew Canny Bowen led the national search along with a search committee made up of members of the library’s Board of Trustees, Library Foundation Board and County Leaders, the new release stated.

Check out The Observer’s full article.