Two of the area’s biggest public libraries have each just named new Directors.
Effective February 6, in Larchmont, comes Laura Eckley, who spent nine years at the Bronxville Library, becoming Director in 2009. She will replace June Hesler, who served as Acting Interim Director since the retirement last summer of former director Diane Courtney.
Susan Riley has been named the new director of the Mamaroneck Library, replacing Susan Benton, who retired at the end of December. Riley was most recently the Director of the Mount Kisco Library She has previously worked in the Greenburgh Library, the White Plains Public Library, the Ardsley Library, the Chappaqua Library, and the Ossining Public Library, according to the library board’s announcement.
Total annual operating expenses in 2010:
Larchmont Library: $1,586,233
Mamaroneck Library: $1,279,965
Largest library in County system: Mount Vernon
Biggest circulation: Yonkers:
photos: larchmont library from wikimedia commons, remaining photos from Westchester Library System