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Thomas Vose

Secretary

Candidate Statement 

 

 

 

Biography

Thomas Vose is the director of the Palmdale City Library, located in the high desert north of Los Angeles, a position he has held since 2013.  He holds an M.A. in history from UC Riverside, as well as an MLIS from UCLA (2006), and was a Eureka! Leadership Institute 2009 fellow.   An active member of the ALA’s Games and Gaming Round Table, he is a strong supporter of gaming in its various forms in the Library.  He is also interested in microlibraries, embedded librarianship and other innovative outreach models.  In addition, he is an active member of the SCLC Executive Committee and a proponent of increased overall unification of California’s libraries.  

 

An eclectic reader, he particularly enjoys history, trivia, and works that highlight the fascinating world around us, as well as classics, graphic novels and tabletop RPGs.