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Hopedale has a new Library Director

The Trustees of Bancroft Memorial Library are pleased to announce the appointment of Tricia Perry to the position of Library Director, effective November 15, 2021. Tricia earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College and her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. Tricia has a strong background in library service with over 35 years of experience in public and school libraries in the Greater Boston area. For the last seven years, Tricia was the Library Director at the Westwood Public Library, including the Main Library and the Islington Branch Library.  Prior to that Tricia was the Library Director (2009-2014) and Children’s and Youth Services Librarian (2006-2014) at the Millis Public Library. Other experience includes working in the Sharon Public Schools, the Sharon Public Library and the Boston Public Library.  She has worked as a children’s youth, teen, adult services, reference, circulation, and technical services librarian throughout her career. As someone who genuinely enjoys the daily interaction with patrons, Tricia is looking forward to expanding the customer service and community outreach the Bancroft Memorial Library offers. The Trustees are confident that Tricia is a great fit for the Bancroft Memorial Library and look forward to working with her in Hopedale.