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For immediate release Thursday, April 13, 2017
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams                                
Director of Public Relations             
Birmingham Public Library                          
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                        
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Selina Johnson hired as new branch manager at Wylam Branch Library

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama---Wylam Branch Library, 4300 7th Avenue, has a new branch manager. Selina Johnson began overseeing the library on April 3, 2017.

Prior to joining the Birmingham Public Library (BPL), Johnson served as a school librarian in the Birmingham Public School System for 18 years. A Birmingham native, Johnson received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in elementary education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa in 2001.
  1. graduation from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Johnson worked as school librarian in the Birmingham City School System at Glenn Middle School, Martha Gaskins Middle School and Carver High School.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Birmingham Public Library family. Everyone has been so welcoming and supportive. My hope is to be an integral part of building upon the services and programs that are offered at Wylam Library and to support the Wylam community.  This community has such a big heart.” Johnson said.

Meet the new branch manager at Wylam Library, Selina Johnson
Hometown: Hoover, AL
College degrees: undergraduate degree and master’s degree in elementary education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, master’s degree in library and information science at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
Favorite book: “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou
Favorite movie: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (original 1946 version)
Favorite television show: “Queen Sugar”
Favorite quote that you use as a guide in life:I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou
How to reach her: Call Ms. Johnson at Wylam Branch Library at (205) 785-0349 or email her at sjjohnson@bham.lib.al.us. Meet her in person at Wylam Library, 4300 7th Ave. Wylam, Birmingham, AL 35244

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