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Gerald Brooks, 2014 President
Director of Community Relations and Programming
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St. Louis, MO 64093

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Meet: Gerald S. Brooks, Director of Community Relations and Programming at St. Louis Public Library

My name is Gerald S. Brooks, and I am the Director of Community Relations and Programming for the St. Louis Public Library. I serve as a member of the senior management team and oversee staff responsible for all aspects of public programming, exhibitions, volunteers, and special events including planning, implementations, and logistics. In addition, I supervise the management of the Library’s meeting rooms and the programming and event spaces in Central Library. For the past 22 years, I have been in the Marketing Department-- the last 17 of those years as the department’s Director.

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