Kathy Parker

Library Consultant

Kathy Parker was the director of the Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District from 2002-2018 after serving as Assistant Director at the Harvey Public Library.  She has worked in public and private libraries for over 40 years in nearly every department and co-founded Director’s University.  After retiring in June 2018, Kathy launched the kathyparker consulting firm which provides training to trustees and new directors.  She is the co-author of The Public Library Director’s Toolkit published by ALA Editions in Spring 2019.