New Santa Monica librarian wants to change way libraries are used

From Surf Santa Monica

“Maria Taesil Hudson Carpenter believes there’s always room for improvements — even at one of the best public library systems in the country. While Carpenter says she’s ‘loving’ her job at the helm of Santa Monica’s nationally recognized library system that counts on a $12 million-a-year budget and more than 200 employees, she’s also focused on ‘looking forward and taking us into the future.'”