We write in support of Jim Madigan as library head. Jim has everything going for him?#34;he has long and varied experience as number two at the library and has proved able at every role he occupied.

He has excellent rapport with the staff?#34;an important consideration for a seamless transition and smooth sailing thereafter.

He knows the libraries well, having been there during the construction of the main library and the rehabilitation of the branches?#34;another important attribute.

In short, he has the experience and all the qualities needed for a successful head, including long on-site experience.

Let’s not reinvent the wheel.

Herbert M. Rubinstein, M.D.
George Vinyard
Ex-president, Oak Park Public Library Board

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