(Belcamp, Maryland – October 24, 2013) Claudia Sumler, Harford County Public Library Public Services Administrator, announced her retirement effective November 1, 2013. Ms. Sumler joined Harford County Public Library in 2006 and has led the Public Services division for 9 years. Her long and successful library career began in 1970 at the University of Illinois and includes leadership roles at Kent County Public Library, the Cooperating Libraries of Central Maryland, Anne Arundel County Public Library and Camden County Library in New Jersey.
During her expansive career, Ms. Sumler has also held various positions with the American Library Association, Public Library Association, Maryland Library Association and the New Jersey Library Association. In 2001 she was selected as the New Jersey Library Association Librarian of the Year.
Photo caption #1: Claudia Sumler, Harford County Public Library Public Services Administrator, announces her retirement.