Name: Richard Bowra
Title: Public Library Consultant
Library/Organization: Individual Consultant
Address: 6080 Station Circle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Areas of Expertise:Library Buildings/Building Program Reports, Keystone Grant Program, Engaging an Architect, Strategic Planning
Target Audience: Public Libraries
Brief Biography: Most recently, Executive Director of the Dauphin County Library System (1986-2016). Public librarian in various positions from 1973-Present.
Extensive consulting work with approximately 90 projects.
PaLA Certificate of Merit
Past Chair, PaLA Legislative Committee
Member-OCL Statewide funding/structure task force
Fees: Fee required plus expenses. Fees vary depending on topic and scope. $500-$5,000
ALA/Public Library Association Conferences
Office of Commonwealth Libraries workshop sessions
Assorted other groups/conferences
(Do not have specific years available)