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OLA People Here and Now

Posted by Admin, 18 October 2011 · 14,596 views

Marzio Appolloni, Chief Librarian, Bruce County Public Library system announces retirement in March 2012.

Marzio was a recent recipient of the OPLA Lifetime Achievement Award for life long service to the profession and his significant contributions to the growth and innovation of public libraries in Ontario.

For two years he was the chairman of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries, as well as a representative of the rural caucus of the federation. As well he served as president for three consecutive terms on the Ontario Library Consortium, a collective whose goal is to bring automation to rural libraries.