myMETRO Member Spotlight: Barbara Genco
It was a thrill to speak with Barbara Genco for this month’s myMETRO Member Spotlight! Barbara’s commitment to the profession is exemplary, and we look forward to seeing what she does next. [Note: The New York Library Club, Inc. is a member of METRO’s Archives and Libraries Leadership Network (ALLN)]
Barbara A. Genco spent over twenty-five years in collection development and management at Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), where she specialized in creating and managing centralized selection models, value-added vendor relationships, and technical services process reengineering. Genco is a Past President of the Association for Library Service to Children (American Library Association) and has served on juries for the Caldecott, Newbery, Geisel, Boston-Globe Horn Book, and Society of Illustrators. She currently serves on the 2014 ALSC Sibert Award Committee and BookExpo America’s Conference Advisory Board. In 2000, Genco was awarded the prestigious Public Library Association’s Allie Beth Martin Award. Read more….