Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

“Open to All” is not just a statement etched above our Main Library entrance since 1907, it is the standard we hold ourselves to as we invite, embrace and honor diversity in all forms. We commit to fostering a workplace and a community where everyone belongs and thrives.

Speak Up/Speak Out Series

Explore great reads on the topic of social justice and racial equity.

Heritage Celebration Months

We're committed to celebrating the diversity of the customers and communities we serve.

Resources for Children

Explore great reads on the topic of social justice and racial equity.

Resources for Teens

Explore great reads on the topic of social justice and racial equity.

Resources for Adults

Explore great reads on the topic of social justice and racial equity.

Engaging Our Diverse Workforce

Columbus Metropolitan Library is committed to diversity and inclusion by focusing on racial equity plans and priorities across the organization that leads to positive and meaningful change. 

Racial Equity Steering Committee

The Racial Equity Steering Committee (RESC) builds upon Columbus Metropolitan Library’s  commitment to diversity and inclusion by focusing on, developing and overseeing racial equity plans and priorities across the organization, leading to positive and meaningful change.

To read about our current priorities, click here.

Racheal Alcock

Customer Services Manager

Carmen Casillas

Information Services Specialist ​

Lauren Hagan

Chief Financial Officer / Fiscal Officer​

Charlie Hansen

Chief Customer Experience Officer

Patrick Losinski

Chief Executive Officer

Miya Reyes

Public Services Director​

Stewart Smith

Finance Director

Michael Suh

Customer Services Specialist

Andrea Villanueva

Public Services Director

Anthony Wilson

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Donna Zuiderweg​

Chief Community Engagement Officer​

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Purpose: Guide and inform our work to foster a culture that is inclusive, equitable and respectful of the diverse backgrounds of our workforce and the people we serve.

Misty Alvaro

Materials Manager

Susan Cook

Employee Engagement & Development Manager

Charlie Hansen

Chief Customer Experience Officer

Ibtisam Jama​

Customer Services Specialist​

Chelsea Jones

Youth Learning Specialist

Connie Kuns

Lean Manager

Jay Mantle​

Customer Services Specialist​​

Carolyn Nims​

Information Services Specialist

Brien Oliver

Custodial Supervisor

Randi Quinn

Human Resources Director​

Nicole Sutton

African American Special Collections Librarian

Anthony Wilson

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Employment Opportunities

Columbus Metropolitan Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Doing Business with Us

Our Diversity and Inclusion Program represents our commitment to a process that provides opportunities for all.