Five Minutes With John Szabo

by Jeremy Loudenback In February, City Librarian John Szabo visited the Bedrosian Center to share his perspective on innovation and implementation in a setting not normally associated with governance studies: the public library. Szabo has had a long relationship with libraries, starting with his fond childhood memories of being dropped off at his local library every…

Lunch with a Leader: John Szabo

Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership, sponsored by the USC Price Bedrosian Center on Governance. Featuring John Szabo, City Librarian for the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL). He oversees LAPL’s Central Library and 72 branches, whose 900 employees and $113 million budget serve a population of four million people (the nation’s largest public-funded library system,…