Member of the Month

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Member of the Month

Nicole H. Robinson
Deputy Assistant Director, Houston Public Library

Professional experience
Mrs. Robinson was welcomed to the City of Houston in 2007 to serve as the Director of the City’s Digital Inclusion Initiative, WeCAN (Wireless Empowered Community Access Network), where she successfully launched the City’s first initiative centered on bridging the digital divide. As Deputy Assistant Director, and member of the Library’s Executive Leadership Team, Mrs. Robinson passionately leads and manages key, strategic initiatives and signature efforts in support of HPL’s service priorities for literacy advancement, workforce development, and technology access and instruction. A graduate of Leadership Houston and the City of Houston Leadership Institute Program, Mrs. Robinson is committed to making a difference in the lives of others and has been recognized for her professional and humanitarian achievements.

Innovative library practices
Digital Spaces…HPL’s Express Model to BiblioTech…enable the ability to respond and adapt to emerging technologies and meet the critical workforce needs that are addressed through access to technology and skills training.

Favorite literary character or book
One of many favorites...praise and homage to a truly phenomenal women…The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou

Most memorable TLA experience
Serving on the 2012 Conference Program Committee with an outstanding team of talented, passionate and dynamic professionals and selecting the conference theme “R 4 L”… Responsive, Relevant, Revolutionary, Right Now… an important undertaking that not only set the tone for what proved to be another successful conference, but served as a call to action for Texas Libraries.

Created on Nov 1, 2011 | Last updated July 01, 2014