FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 2, 2000
Contact: Dani Porter
Carol Ann Helsel
Named Chapman Branch Library Manager
The Orange County Public Library (OCPL)
has announced the promotion of Carol Ann Helsel to the
position of Branch Manager of the Chapman Branch Library,
effective Friday, May 5, 2000.
Helsel received a B.A. in Library Science from Clarion
State College. She joined OCPL in 1965, working as the
Children's Librarian at Chapman Library for 30 years.
In 1995 she joined the Westminster Branch Library as the
Children's Library Specialist.
County Librarian John Adams noted, "Carol Ann is
an outstanding librarian and a valuable member of our
organization. In her new position as Chapman Branch Manager,
she will have an excellent opportunity for professional
Helsel is excited about her new position: "I'm looking
forward to getting back to the Chapman Branch Library,
where I spent most of my early library career, and hope
everyone visits the library to say hello."
Helsel, who lives in Garden Grove, enjoys reading and