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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.”
A look at Central Library in Atlanta during construction. Central Library is just one of the public libraries that is being renovated as part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System’s Library Building Program. The renovation project is expected to take place through mid-late 2020. PHOTO BY ELISSA BENZIE
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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