Executive Director and Chief Librarian
The Seattle Public Library
Marcellus Turner oversees The Seattle Public Library, which includes the world-renowned Central Library and 26 Seattle neighborhood libraries. Turner has been in the position since 2011 and has enjoyed his role in finding creative solutions and approaches to the exciting, unique and ever-changing opportunities and challenges that urban libraries face.
Turner is the former executive director of Jefferson County Public Library in Lakewood, Colo. He previously worked for libraries in Rockford, IL, Tacoma, WA, Atlantic City, NJ, as well as academic libraries in Tennessee and Louisiana. He holds a master's degree in library science from the University of Tennessee.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM