Episode 17: Coast to Coast. In this episode, we speak with Howard County Library System's new President and CEO, Tonya Kennon. Tonya was previously Director of Riverside Public Library (RPL) in Riverside, California. A 25-year veteran of California libraries, Kennon led a dedicated team of professionals serving a community of 314,000 through eight library locations. There she focused on community engagement and early learning, as well as workforce development and using technology to improve service delivery and enhance customer satisfaction. She will talk to us about making the transition to HCLS and her vision for the library.