Doug Crane is the Director of the Palm Beach County Library System. He started in Palm Beach as a children’s librarian in 1998 and soon moved his way up the organization. He was appointed system library director in 2014 and has led the system to numerous awards, including an Urban Library Council Innovation Award. The Public Library Association recruited him as their first podcast speaker in 2015 and he has three articles published in Public Libraries Magazine. He is Past Chair of the State Library Council of Florida and is Past President of the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN). In his spare time, he blogs about office productivity and efficiency practices, admires his collection of Doctor Who sonic screwdrivers, and relaxes at home with his wife, daughter, dog and cat.