Breaking Barriers: 

Partnerships, Programs, and Communities of Practice

Queens University of Charlotte

June 5, 2019

Keynote Speaker

Brian Hart


 Board Member, Special Projects and Initiatives

About our Keynote Speaker

Brian Hart is the Deputy Director of Libraries for the city of Greensboro, NC. He earned an MLIS at the University of South Carolina, where he was the inaugural recipient of the Ethel Bolden Minority Scholarship, and he is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration from Georgia College and State University. Brian was selected as a 2014 Emerging Leader by the American Library Association, where he co-founded the ALA “Librarians Build Communities” MIG to coordinate skilled volunteer efforts and celebrate the diverse ways librarians enrich, educate and enhance their local communities. Brian was a participant in the 2018 ALA Leadership Institute, and he is an active member of the North Carolina Library Association (NCLA) and the Executive Board of the Black Caucus of the ALA (BCALA).

In 2015, he joined the board of EveryLibrary, an organization that works toward sustaining libraries of all kinds - public, academic, school - and helping them grow into the 21st century. It is a national organization dedicated to local action.

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