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Library Director To Retire


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Jim Thomas, center, with Verona Girl Scouts from Troops 121, 515, and 306 earlier this year.

The Verona Town Council announced at tonight’s meeting that Verona Public Library Director Jim Thomas will retire at the end of this month. Thomas has been a library employee for 30 years.

Thomas said after the meeting that the library’s board of trustees is meeting now to review resumes of possible replacements, and that there is one internal candidate among them.

Under New Jersey law, the libraries in towns with populations above 10,000 must be headed by someone with a a library science degree and a state-issued professional librarian’s certificate.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citranohttps://myveronanj.com
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]


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