Office for Equity and Social Justice

Welcome Reading’s New Director for Equity and Social Justice!


We are excited to announce that Dr. Sudeshna Chatterjee has begun her newly created role of Director for Equity & Social Justice. This role was developed after more than two years of thoughtful and thorough conversation and received broad, town-wide approval. Please read our press release for more details, and join us in welcoming Dr. Chatterjee to Reading.


The Reading Public Library is an institution central to the town; it belongs to and welcomes all. Situating the new Office for Equity and Social Justice ensures programming and guidance that can reach all residents regardless of age, wealth, or education status.

The library thanks the Reading community for engaging in a thoughtful and thorough conversation around this new Division and moving forward with the position.   The full press release regarding the position is here.

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