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Luis Herrera - Participant

Luis Herrera is the City Librarian of the San Francisco Public Library, where he is responsible for the administration of the city’s 28 libraries including a main library and 27 neighborhood branches. Previously, Mr. Herrera served as the Director of Information Services for Pasadena Public Library and the Deputy Director of the San Diego and Long Beach Library systems in California. He has served as President of both the Public Library Association and the California Library Association.

In January 2012, Mr. Herrera was named the Library Journal’s Librarian of the Year. Mr. Herrera is the immediate past Chair of Cal Humanities and serves on the Board of the Digital Public Library of America. Mr. Herrera was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Mr. Herrera earned his B.S. from the University of Texas at El Paso, a M.P.A. from California State University, and a M.L.S. from the University of Arizona.

Background

Organization

San Francisco Public Library

Title

City Librarian