Meet the Library Director

Bryan J. Cloutier

Bryan has nearly thirty years of service in public libraries.  His background includes leadership positions in career resources, Internet services, and CEO-level administration and management.  He believes in fostering an environment that is committed to delivering exceptional library services, fiscal responsibility, governmental sustainability, and high-levels of ethical standards and accountability. 

He serves as the Director and CEO of the Oxford Public Library, is past President of the Rotary Club of Oxford, President of the Northeast Oakland Historical Society and Museum, Vice-president of the Friends of the Marguerite deAngeli Library (where his passion for libraries began), and sits on the Michigan Library Association’s Legislative and Advocacy Committee and on the Board of Directors at the Four County Community Foundation.

Outside of his work in libraries, he has served as Village of Oxford Planning Commission Chair, DDA Design Committee Chair and was elected to Village Council where he was appointed President Pro-tempore.  His philanthropic passions include, but are not limited to: eliminating barriers to quality education, critical mental health resources, supporting historic preservation, fine and performing arts, childhood development programs, literacy initiatives, and upholding intellectual freedom.  As a Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow, he leads by example through Rotary’s motto: “Service Above Self.”

He holds a BA in English and History from The University of Michigan—Flint, and a Master of Library and Information Sciences from Wayne State University—Detroit.