Brief info

Terrilyn Chun is the Deputy Director of Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon, where she leads the library’s public services, including all 19 public library locations and divisions that serve patrons directly in childcare centers, schools, retirement facilities, shelters, and other settings.

Previously she was the senior manager for Programming and Community Outreach and was responsible for development, resource allocation, and evaluation of public programs for adults, youth, and families. She coordinated Everybody Reads, the library’s One City/One Book community reading project from 2003-2016.

She received a degree in communication from Mills College in Oakland, California and her MLS from Emporia State University. She is a former member and chair of the American Library Association’s Public and Cultural Programs Advisory Committee and a former member of the Public Library Association’s Leadership Development Committee.