BPL hires new head of fundraising

{}The Birmingham Public Library has named Olivia E. Alison as the new Director of Development. {}She is a former museum educator and curator and will lead fundraising efforts at the library. She has been the director of development at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens."I am delighted to be working with the Birmingham Public Library, which provides such invaluable services to our community and is a resource for education and enjoyment for all,'' says Alison.Alison is a native of Selma and has a BA from Hollins University and an Master's from the University of Delaware. {}She has worked at numerous places including the Smithsonian Institute and the National Gallery of Art.