ST. JOHNSBURY — Vermont’s St. Johnsbury Athenaeum has hired a new curator of collections.
The athenaeum announced Wednesday the appointment of Robert Joly to the post.
Last month, the athenaeum laid off some staff members and restructured full- and part-time positions.
Earlier this month, about 200 people protested the move and called on the library’s trustees to rethink their decision to reduce the staff.
The Athenaeum is a private, not-for-profit public library and art gallery.
Joly joined the athenaeum in 2004 working primarily in library services while expanding his experience in the presentation and preservation of the athenaeum’s collection.MORE IN Vermont News
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