Collection Development Librarian
Timberland Regional Library
Robin Bradford is a collection development librarian for Timberland Regional library district which covers 5 counties in Southwestern Washington state. She started her career in book tyranny at the age of two, when she coerced her mom, dad, and sister into repeated readings of the relationship drama “The House that Jack Built”. Fast forward a [redacted] number of years later, and she is still addicted to books and dedicated to helping others discover the love of reading. Along the way, she has hit almost all of the reading related degrees (BA & MA in English, MS in Library Science, and a JD) but has found a permanent home in building reader focused, popular collections in public libraries. In 2016, she was awarded the librarian of the year award, from the Romance Writers of America. She has worked with authors to help get their titles into these collections, worked with librarians to push for equal treatment of genre fiction, and worked with readers so that they can find their favorite authors on their library’s shelves.
Saturday, June 24
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM