Okanagan Regional Library hires new director

Stephanie Hall has been hired as executive director, replacing Lesley Dieno who is retiring this month after 25 years.

There’s a new senior administrator for Okanagan Regional Library. Stephanie Hall has been hired as executive director, replacing Lesley Dieno who is retiring this month after 25 years.

“I’m really looking forward to working with the board and staff of Okanagan Regional Library,” said Hall, who is currently the director of public library planning with the Province of Saskatchewan.

“I’m interested to learn about what matters most to Okanagan communities about reading, lifelong learning, and libraries, and eager to start work on those priorities.”

Hall will assume her new role Feb. 1.

 

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