Mary Anne Bowman has been promoted to Branch Manager at the Lexington Park Library.
LEXINGTON PARK, Md. (February 7, 2012)—Mary Anne Bowman has been promoted to Branch Manager at the Lexington Park Library. She replaces Terri Tresp who relocated to Virginia Beach.
Bowman has a Master of Library Science degree from Simmons College in Boston. She joined St. Mary's County Library in 1998 as Reference Supervisor at the Charlotte Hall Library, was later Library Coordinator for the system, and in 2004 was promoted to Branch Manager at Charlotte Hall. Her accomplishments include the design of the library's first website, implementation of the PC reservation system, and the makeover of Charlotte Hall Library. She served as a member of the state team that established AskUsNow! virtual reference service. She is a graduate of the Maryland Library Leadership Institute.
In addition to her managerial duties as branch manager, Bowman is the Staff Development Coordinator for the Library system. She is also an active member of Maryland Library Association and American Library Association.
"I'm very excited about my move to the Lexington Park Library. I look forward to getting to know the staff I will be working with and the community," stated Bowman. "I've absolutely loved working at the Charlotte Hall Library these past 13 years and will miss both the staff and the customers."
The Charlotte Hall Library has special significance to her. It was there that she met her husband Chris and where he proposed to her. They have two sons, Jack and Josh.