Beth Cook Named LCLS Deputy Director of Public Service

Jan 12, 2023

Beth standing between library bookshelves

Beth Cook

Laramie County Library System (LCLS) has named Beth Cook as its new Deputy Director of Public Service. In her role, Beth will oversee the Circulation & Branch Services, Cataloging Services, Youth & Outreach Services, and Adult Services divisions while ensuring that the library’s standards for customer service and innovation are being consistently met.

Beth began working for LCLS in 1997 when she was hired to shelve books at the Central Avenue library. In March of 2011 she was named the Youth & Outreach Services Manager, a position she held until being named Deputy Director on November 1, 2022. Beth holds an MLIS degree from the University of Washington.

Beth is looking forward to continuing to meet the needs of Laramie County through the library’s collections, events, resources, and services while ensuring that the organization is inclusive and equitable in providing services to every single member of the community.

Laramie County Library System is thrilled to welcome Beth to her new position as Deputy Director of Public Service and looks forward to witnessing the impact she will make on both the library and the community. Beth has been and will continue to be a key factor in ensuring the library meets its mission to, “be a hub for engagement, literacy and learning, and lifelong curiosity and discovery.”

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