Cbus Libraries in 2017

Thank you to all who supported and partnered with us! 2017 was a breakout year for Cbus Libraries. We’re excited to continue connecting and collaborating in 2018.

~Andrea Dixon & Bryan Loar, Co-Founders


 

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Tina Yersavich Joins Cbus Libraries’ Board

 

Contacts:
Bryan Loar, Co-Founder
Cbus Libraries
bryan [at] cbuslibraries.com

Andrea Dixon, Co-Founder
Cbus Libraries
dixon [at] cbuslibraries.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio, January 4, 2018—Cbus Libraries, a grassroots initiative to champion libraries and the love of reading, is excited to welcome Tina Yersavich as its newest board member.

Tina has over 16 years of experience working in and serving libraries. Her career in public libraries began in 2001 at the Karl Road Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. Tina held several leadership positions in the Columbus Metropolitan Library system that culminated in Youth Services Team Lead. Today, Tina is Senior Implementation Manager at OCLC, a global library cooperative. At OCLC, Tina has worked on Geek the Library, a marketing initiative for public libraries within the United States, provided CRM marketing analysis and collaborated to bring new products to libraries.

Tina earned her Master of Library and Information Science from Kent State University and her Bachelor of Arts in English from The Ohio State University. She has presented at the Academic Library Association of Ohio. Tina’s love for libraries started in childhood at the Elyria Public Library. She enjoys yoga, meditation, running, and spending time with her family and dogs.

“We are thrilled to ring in the new year with Tina’s talents and leadership,” remarked Cbus Libraries Co-Founder Bryan Loar.

Cbus Libraries enthusiastically welcomes Tina and is ready to continue to build engaging, community-based projects.

About Cbus Libraries
Cbus Libraries’ mission is to champion Central Ohio libraries, library enthusiasts and the love of reading.  Co-founded by two librarians, Andrea Dixon and Bryan Loar, Cbus Libraries reaches more than 6,000 online followers worldwide and features a Central Ohio library every month. In 2017, Cbus Libraries incorporated as a nonprofit and is currently working to obtain 501(c)(3) status. Learn more at www.cbuslibraries.com.

Desiree Thomas Joins Cbus Libraries’ Board

 

Contacts:
Bryan Loar, Co-Founder
Cbus Libraries
bryan [at] cbuslibraries.com

Andrea Dixon, Co-Founder
Cbus Libraries
dixon [at] cbuslibraries.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio, November 20, 2017—Cbus Libraries, a grassroots initiative to champion libraries and the love of reading, is excited to welcome Desi Thomas as its newest board member.

Desi has 18 years in the library service field with recognized strengths in readers’ advisory, organizational agility, project management and collaborative enterprises. Since August 2016, Desi has served as Teen Librarian within the Worthington Libraries. Previously, Desi rose with increasing responsibilities over 16 years in the Columbus Metropolitan Library, her last role being Youth Services Supervisor.

Desi earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree with a concentration in children and youth services and Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Ohio State University. She is a recipient of the Janice Smuda Children’s Librarianship Award and serves on the Choose to Read Ohio Advisory Council.

“We are thrilled to have Desi join the Cbus Libraries Board — her knowledge and experience in public libraries will be a benefit to our organization,” remarked Cbus Libraries Co-Founder Andrea Dixon.

Cbus Libraries enthusiastically welcomes Desi and is ready to continue to build engaging, community-based projects.

About Cbus Libraries
Cbus Libraries’ mission is to champion Central Ohio libraries, library professionals and the love of reading.  Co-founded by two librarians, Andrea Dixon and Bryan Loar, Cbus Libraries reaches more than 6,000 online followers worldwide and features a Central Ohio library every month. In 2017, Cbus Libraries incorporated as a nonprofit and is currently working to obtain 501(c)(3) status. Learn more at www.cbuslibraries.com.