Meet Our New Supervising Librarian

The City of Goleta is pleased to welcome Carla Mason as our newest Supervising Librarian for the Goleta Valley Library.

In her new role, Carla is responsible for overseeing staff, programming, operations and services at the Goleta Valley Public Library. Her role is key in establishing and instilling a positive organizational culture at the library, that will provide the best public library services for our Goleta community.

Carla joins the City of Goleta with ten years of experience, most recently as Librarian at the main branch of the Seattle Public Library. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and obtained a Master’s Degree in Library Science from Drexel University. Carla specializes in developing programs and partnerships that help meet the needs of the community. “I am looking forward to getting to know the community and always finding new opportunities to connect people with their information needs,” says Carla. Her accomplishments include obtaining a $75,000 Grant to Fund Wired Furniture and Digital Literacy Workshops and a $48,000 grant to create a digital arts lab. 

Please join us in welcoming Carla Mason to this important role in our community.

The mission of the Goleta Valley Library System is to bring people, information, and ideas together to educate, inspire and enrich the quality of life in our diverse community.  To learn more about the Goleta Valley Library click here.