Mary Lou Carolan

Mary Lou Carolan

Assistant Director, Newburgh Free Library

Mary Lou is a library-futurist, speaker, writer, library director, and endless idea generator for repositioning libraries as community leaders and innovators. Her mission is to forever upgrade the perception of libraries by using a creative blend of innovative marketing techniques, community-centered projects, storytelling, placemaking principles, and extraordinary customer service. Drawing from 15 years of library experience, preceded by 25 years of leading nonprofit, community-based organizations, Mary Lou has created and implemented many successful marketing campaigns and outreach initiatives for rural and inner-city libraries of all sizes.


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