Fulton County turned a new page on its library system this week.
Gayle Hunter Holloman was approved as head of the 34-branch system by the Fulton commissioners at their meeting Wednesday.
“Gayle is an outstanding public servant whose knowledge of our library system is unmatched,” said County Manager Dick Anderson.
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Holloman did library work for Georgia Tech and DeKalb County before she came to Fulton in 1994.
The Commission approved a $150,000 annual salary for the Atlanta native.
“I am immensely appreciative of the confidence placed in me by my appointment,” she said. “This continues to be an exciting time for the library system. There is a lot of work ahead of us.”
She takes over at the start of a year that will bring massive change to libraries, as Fulton opens nine branches and renovates 23 others.
The overhaul, with its pricetag of s $275 million, can be seen in new facilities like the revamped Roswell library that opened back up Jan. 3.
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