New CEO Appointed

The Welland Public Library is pleased to announce that Julianne Brunet has been appointed Chief Executive Officer by the Welland Public Library Board.

Born and raised in Welland, Julianne earned her undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature at Brock University, followed by a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Western Ontario.

Julianne’s library career began at the Thorold Public Library as the Summer Reading Coordinator which led her to St. Catharines Public Library where she held a number of positions including Young Adult Librarian, Adult Services Librarian, and Senior Reference Librarian.  In 2015, Julianne joined the staff of WPL as the Manager of Public Services; she was named Deputy CEO in 2018 and took on the role of Interim CEO with the departure of Qingyi (Ken) Su in January of this year.

Please join us in welcoming Julianne to her new position.