I am ALA

Meet ALA Member: Peter Coyl


Peter Coyl
Montclair Public Library
Montclair, NJ

What are you working on now that you’re excited about?

We're working to ensure we are meeting the needs of all our users through a lens of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Where do you hope this will take your organization in the future?

We hope this will involve more members of our community, encourage everyone to use the library and know they are welcome and represented.

What are you most proud of?

I'm proud to be a charter member of ALA's 1876 Club.

How do you make change happen?

I listen and learn. Change can only happen if you understand the problem you are trying to solve.

What are you currently reading?

"Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution" by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo