Photo courtesy of the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District

August 28, 2020

Monica Dombrowski MLIS ’08 has been named the new Director of the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District. She previously served as the Executive Director of Sycamore Public Library. 

Before joining Sycamore, she spent four years at Gail Borden Public Library as Technology Education Manager and Director of Digital Services. Prior to her time at Gail Borden, she worked for Westwood College as both the DuPage Campus Librarian and the National Librarian. 

Monica made a full-time shift into libraries in 2012 after a seventeen-year career in the corporate world where she managed people and projects in a variety of industries. She received her MLIS from Dominican University in 2008.

In 2015, Monica was the recipient of ALA Publishing’s Carnegie Whitney Grant. She also won the 2017 Library Journal Mover & Shaker Award for developing Gail’s Toolkit, a project later incorporated in PLA’s DigitalLearn.org website. 

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