Organization 2: Mountain View Library and Santa Clara County Library District
Cen began her professional library career as a Bookmobile manager in rural Nova Scotia, after which she escaped to the warmth of California’s central valley, where she managed a branch library, had a brief stint as acting regional manager for 4 branches, and finally found her rightful place in the Youth Services department. She attended the California State Library’sEureka Leadership Institute in 2008 and took charge of Stanislaus County Library’s Teen Department. Now she runs an Early Literacy program at Blossom Birth Services and runs amok in the Mountain View Library’s Children’s, Adult, Teen and Technical Services departments. Other recent projects include Digital Storytelling at the Santa Clara County Library System and an upcoming media project for middle schoolers. She now serves on the Association of Library Services to Children’s Children & Technology committee.