Larry Neal

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User Information

User Name
Larry Neal
Organization
Clinton-Macomb Public Library

Interests

Interests
  • Advocacy
  • Budget Planning and Finance
  • Buildings and Facilities
  • Career Advice
  • Continuing Education
  • Digitization
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Equity of Access
  • Fundraising
  • Genealogy
  • Geospatial Data and Services
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Leadership
  • Legislation
  • Marketing
  • Multicultural Services
  • Networking
  • New ALA Members
  • Partnerships
  • Personnel and Staffing
  • Recruitment
  • Technology
  • Type of Libraries
  • Public

  • Bio

    Bio
    Larry Neal is the director of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library, a state-of-the-art district library serving 170,000 residents. He has 31 years of public library experience, holds an MBA from Oakland University and an MSI-LIS from the University of Michigan. He is a past president of the Michigan Library Association, president-elect of the Public Library Association, and a Library Journal Mover & Shaker. In his spare time he helped restore library services for his home city of Bloomfield Hills through three millage campaigns in three years, the last one finally passing in 2011.

    Work

    Current Work
    Clinton-Macomb Public Library (Public Library)
    Library Director
    Clinton Township, MI
    1999
    <p>Clinton-Macomb Public Library</p> <p>Library Director (2006-)</p> <p>Assistant Director (1999-2006)</p>

    Past Work Experience
    Rochester Hills Public Library (Public Library)
    Head of Technical Systems
    Rochester, MI
    1982 - 1999

    Education

    Spanish/German/Honors College, 1988
    Oakland University (MI)

    Master of Business Administration, 1991
    Oakland University (MI)

    Master of Science in Information, LIS, 2001
    University of Michigan School of Information