Mary Lambdin, 97, former children’s librarian at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, died July 15.
Margaret Mahy, 76, died July 23 after being diagnosed with cancer. She worked for the Petone Public Library in New Zealand, and in 1967 for the School Library Service in Christchurch. In 1969, she published her first book, A Lion in the Meadow. Mahy wrote more than 120 books and won the UK Carnegie Medal for outstanding children's writing twice.
July 1 Charlotte Mecklenburg (N.C.) Library welcomed Lois Kilkka as deputy director for library experiences.
July 1 Leonora Kaufmann became deputy director for library experiences of Charlotte Mecklenburg (N.C.) Library.
July 1 Michele Gorman was appointed deputy director for Lifelong Learning of Charlotte Mecklenburg (N.C.) Library.
September 1 Gerry Meek will retire as director of Calgary (Alberta) Public Library.
July 1 Kathy Rieger became director of the Council Bluffs (Iowa) Public Library.
In June Shawn Morin was named chief operating officer for Ingram Content Group Inc. in Tennessee.
Jack Siggins will retire August 31 as university librarian of the Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library at George Washington University Libraries in Washington, D.C.
In June Danielle Krol became director of Mohave County (Ariz.) Library District.