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Rivkah Sass - Participant

Rivkah Sass took leadership of the Sacramento Public Library, the fourth-largest library system in California, in 2009. Prior to that, she was director of the Omaha Public Library and has served in a number of roles throughout a long career in libraries, including as a children’s librarian, a continuing education coordinator and a reference and information services coordinator. She received a bachelor’s in political science from Sonoma State University in 1974 before going on to earn her Master of Librarianship at the University of Washington. Sass was also honored with the iSchool’s Notable Alumna award in 2001. In 2006, the Library Journal named her Librarian of the Year.



Sacramento Public Library


Library Director and Chief Executive Officer