Skip to main content

Blackstone introduces its new library director

February 1, 2013

BLACKSTONE — Millville's loss is Blackstone's gain.
Lisa G. Cheever, Millville's library director since 2005, is the new director of the Blackstone Public Library.
Cheever began her new duties in Blackstone on Jan. 14 and was formally introduced to the Board of Selectmen on Jan. 22.
"We have been without a library director for the past seven months and we're extremely happy to have someone who can immediately begin taking on the duties and responsibilities of library director," Mary Lou Branchaud, chairwoman of the Library Board of Trustees, said in introducing Cheever to the board.
Cheever spent nearly eight years as director of the Millville Free Public Library. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Worcester State College in 2004 and is certified through the Massachusetts Library Board of Commissioners.
"I'm pleased to meet everyone," Cheever said. "It's an honor and a privilege to work with such a dedicated board of trustees and library staff."
"We look forward to working with you and seeing what progressive ideas you bring to enhance our library," said Selectwoman Margo Bik.
In her remarks, Branchaud lauded assistant library director and children's librarian Tressy Collier, who was acting director for the past seven months.
A formal public reception to welcome Cheever is being planed by the trustees.

CUMBERLAND – When last we saw Hilary Dionne on the running circuit, the 2003 Cumberland...
PAWTUCKET – There’ll be no reunion between Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mason Williams...
BARRINGTON – In a perfect world, former PGA stars Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade would have...
WOONSOCKET — It wasn’t unusual to see the “closed” sign in door of Paul’s Family Restaurant every year during the week...
WOONSOCKET — Two brothers are facing multiple drug-trafficking and related charges as police seized 77 grams of heroin...
WOONSOCKET – Despite emergency action by the City Council Wednesday, the city has entered its new budget year with what...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes