LaMoya Burks, head librarian, Texarkana College

February 08, 2022 00:26:55
LaMoya Burks, head librarian, Texarkana College
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LaMoya Burks, head librarian, Texarkana College
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Show Notes

LaMoya Burks is the head librarian at Texarkana College's Palmer Memorial Library.

Last week, she was appointed interim executive director of the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association.

The organization's mission is to empower library staff to serve teens and support them — especially those with the greatest needs — on the path to successful and fulfilling lives.

In this week's interview, LaMoya and host Karl Richter talked about her career success, what's different about serving younger library patrons, recent attempts to remove books from library shelves and more.

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