Currents: Professionals on the Move

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Joann Block retired February 2 as Broward County (Fla.) Library access services coordinator and talking-book librarian. * February 1 Alan Bobowski became director of the Passaic (N.J.) Public Library. * Ellen Boates Clark has been promoted to director of the Wilmette (Ill.) Public Library. * Emily Classon is the new director of the Tyngsborough (Mass.) Public Library. * Jan Elliott has become superintendent of the Safford City-Graham County (Ariz.) Library. * Bev Flaherty, director of the Anoka County (Minn.) Library System, retired at the end of December. * February 28 Cindy Freidmutter became president of the Brooklyn (N.Y.) Public Library Foundation. * Renwick Garypie, director of the Marshall (Mich.) District Library since 1990, retires March 31. * Timothy H. Gatti became head of technical services at the University of Michigan Law Library in Ann Arbor December 1. * The Placer County (Calif.) Library has promoted Mary George to assistant director of library services. * Mary Beth Gratop is the new manager of the Locke branch of the Toledo-Lucas County (Ohio) Public Library. * Nancy Gresko joined the Butler (Pa.) Area Public Library as director December 1. * January 3 Nora Hillyer joined the University of Nebraska at Omaha Library as information science, technology, and engineering/reference librarian. * Betsy L. Humphreys has been promoted to deputy director of the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Mary-land. * Edward R. Kukla, head of the Special Collections Department at Minneapolis Public Library, has retired after 18 years of service. * Ana Lash recently became director of the Hayden (Colo.) Public Library. * Margaret McClellan has joined the Sandhills branch of the Richland County (S.C.) Public Library as a librarian. * Linda Miller has been promoted to associate director for public services at Kanawha County (W.Va.) Public Library. * Tom Miner is the new director of the Elsie S. Hogan Community Library in Willcox, Arizona. …