King County Library System (KCLS) welcomed Angie Miraflor on November 1 as the new deputy director for public services. She oversees collections management services, library operations and library outreach programs and services, and reports to KCLS Executive Director Lisa Rosenblum.Following a nationwide search, the
Miraflor brings over 20 years of experience working in diverse communities throughout the country. Before coming to KCLS, she served as the director of central services at the St. Louis Public Library. Miraflor has also served as the director of customer experience at the Brooklyn Public Library, associate director of the West Bronx Library Network at the New York Public Library, and division manager for literacy and learning at the San Jose Public Library.
“We are excited to welcome Angie to KCLS,” stated KCLS Executive Director Lisa Rosenblum. “Her innovative and inclusive approach to library service is well-aligned with our mission, vision and values, and her community-focused leadership skills will serve KCLS well.”
"I am thrilled to join KCLS, and look forward to bringing my passion for community-building, collaborating and accessible programming back to the West Coast where my library career began,” stated Miraflor. “And I am committed to making the region’s new NHL team, the Seattle Kraken, my second favorite hockey team—right after the San Jose Sharks.”
Miraflor holds a master’s degree in library and information science and a bachelor’s degree in public relations from San Jose State University.