City of Peoria Press Release
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City of Peoria hires new Library Manager
Will oversee all library branches and programs
PEORIA, Ariz. (January 24, 2012) The city of Peoria has hired Mary Roberts
as the new Library Manager for the city of Peoria Libraries. Roberts started on
January 23. Brenda Rehnke, recreation manager for the city, has been the Interim
Library Manager since April 2011.
Roberts comes to the city from Bullhead City, Ariz. where she worked for the
Mohave County Library District since 2001 as a Library Services Manager. Prior
to that she served as a Regional Coordinator for the Maricopa County Library
District, and served as a Branch Manager for both the St. Charles City-County
Library District and St. Louis Public Library System in Missouri.
As the Library Manager for the city, Roberts will oversee the operation of the
Peoria Public Library system for the Main Library located on the City Hall
campus, and the Sunrise Mountain Library in north Peoria.
The city received 77 applications for the Manager position.