Kelly Czarnecki

Kelly Czarnecki is the teen library manager at the ImaginOn branch of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. She also served as the 2021–2022 president of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). Czarnecki has developed, implemented, and managed new library programs serving the Charlotte Mecklenburg community in North Carolina. Some of her programs have earned national recognition from YALSA. She has also contributed extensively to the literature on teens and libraries, particularly with technology as a focus. Czarnecki earned both MSLIS and EdM degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has also worked for more than twenty years with people experiencing homelessness who are sheltered.

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