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Inspired by the Multnomah County Library, Sally Thomas launched the first Book-to-Action program in California in 2011 at the Hayward Public Library. She is the principal author of the Book-to-Action Toolkit, published by the California State Library in 2012. An adult services librarian, she leads a monthly book group, oversees a peer writing group, and organizes author events among many other programs, including the Hayward Public Library's community book giveaway associated with the annual World Book Night program. In 2012 she co-produced the documentary film "Now We Can Dance: The Story of the Hayward Gay Prom," which was featured in the San Francisco Frameline Film Festival in June. Sally became a public librarian following a long career working at UC Berkeley in varied roles including editor, project manager, and digital librarian. She earned her B.A. in History from Stanford University and a Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) from UC Berkeley.Sally is a 2010 Eureka! Leadership Fellow.