MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Middletown Township Public Library and the Township of Middletown are pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Rinaldi as Provisional Library Director, beginning on February 24, 2014.  Ms. Rinaldi will earn a salary of $95,000.00 per year.

Ms. Rinaldi comes to the Middletown Township Public Library after having served as the Library Director of the Margaret E. Heggen Free Public Library in Washington Township, New Jersey.  During her tenure in Washington Township, Ms. Rinaldi managed 26 employees and a $2.5 million annual budget.  Ms. Rinaldi has also served as the Director of the Brielle Public Library and as a Senior Librarian at the Ocean County Library, Long Beach Island Branch in Surf City, New Jersey.

 

Ms. Rinaldi holds a Masters in Library and Information Science from Texas Women’s College and has extensive experience in library administration, budgeting and project management.  Ms. Rinaldi is credited with outsourcing material cataloging and processing at the Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library, reducing annual operating costs by $150,000.00.  Ms. Rinaldi also managed a successful $2 million library building project.

Ms. Rinaldi is excited to begin her new position as Provisional Library Director and looks forward to working with the Board of Trustees, staff and residents to continue to make the Middletown Township Public Library a premier resource and destination of choice for the residents of the Township.