New Director takes over helm at Bruce County Library Services

At its meeting on May 27th, the Bruce County Public Library Broad announced the appointment of Brooke McLean as the new Director, Library Services for Bruce County. Brooke joined the County of Bruce as the Assistant Director, Library Services in November 2018 and assumed the Interim Director role in February 2020.

Brooke came to Bruce County with over 15 years of service with Wellington County Library Services, where she acted in various roles including Information Services Librarian and Branch Supervisor. Brooke holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Development Studies and a Master of Library and Information Studies. Since coming to Bruce County, she has been actively engaged in delivering excellent services through the County’s Library system. She has a great passion for providing services to families and children and is looking forward to enhancing library services across the County. As of late, she has been active in supporting the delivery of electronic services to county residents in response to restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are excited to welcome Brooke into this leadership role with Bruce County Library services. Brooke demonstrates great passion and interest in the provision of library services for all residents of the county. She will effectively lead our library team in exploring new and changing ways of providing services” says Luke Charbonneau, Chair, Bruce County Public Library Board.

On taking on this new role, McLean shares that, “I am pleased to be taking on this new role with Bruce County Public Library and providing leadership to important library services across Bruce County. I am passionate about the role that libraries play in developing robust communities by providing literacy, technology, and social resources and look forward to charting the course for library services moving forward.”

Ms. McLean will begin her role on June 1, 2020.