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Jacqueline van Dyk

Jacqueline is proud to lead a strong community-focused library with an inspired and talented staff who inspire learning, creativity, collaboration in the District of North Vancouver. She brings passion, energy and fresh perspectives to the transformative work of public libraries.

A champion for equitable access to resources, technology, and spaces, Jacqueline is passionate about how libraries support the creation of vibrant, connected, and engaged communities. Her vision is that the library needs to meet the diverse needs of community members at all stages and phases of life.

Jacqueline has worked to modernize NVDPL spaces and services, championed projects including the creation of a digital creation studio, StoryLab, and supported the growth of programs and collections that support lifelong learning.

This is Jacqueline’s second stint at NVDPL. She worked here in the 1990s before leaving to lead the Library Systems department at Vancouver Community College. After that she led the provincial government's Libraries and Literacy branch, formerly known as the Public Library Services Branch. She was responsible for provincial investments in libraries and literacy, including shared systems, infrastructure projects, policy and legislation.

She lives in North Burnaby, and is passionate about the creative arts, learning and reading.

Contact: | 604-990-3740

Executive Assistant: Suzanne Hendriks

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