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City Manager Clay Phillips and Community Services Director Jerry VanLeeuwen, announced the appointment of Jo Ann Greenberg as the Acting City Librarian for the City of Escondido.  Ms. Greenberg replaces Ms. Laura Mitchell who retired on August 31, 2011 after 22 years with the City of Escondido.

 Jo Ann has worked for the Escondido Public Library for 33 years, beginning as a Library Clerk and serving most recently as Deputy City Librarian. Jo Ann has a Master’s in Library Science from San Jose State University. She also has a Master of Science in Education from National University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rhode Island. She is a member of the California Library Association and the American Library Association.

 Due to Escondido’s budget constraints, a search for a permanent replacement for the City Librarian position has been put on hold.