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Mr. Luis Herrera

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City Librarian

Phone: (415) ***-****  
Local Address:  San Francisco , California , United States

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • M.P.A.
    California State University
  • B.S.
    University of Texas at El Paso
  • M.L.S.
    University of Arizona
197 Total References
Web References
District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee, City ..., 1 Feb 2015 [cached]
District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee, City Librarian Luis Herrera and public officials from San Francisco Public Works and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will join with neighbors and children on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, for a groundbreaking ceremony to welcome a new garden in the Ingleside neighborhood.
We look forward to providing Ingleside Branch Library users and the entire neighborhood with a pleasant place to enjoy books, library programs and community open space," said City Librarian Luis Herrera.
Latino Community Foundation, 28 Oct 2014 [cached]
Luis Herrera Mayor Gavin Newsom appointed Luis Herrera as the City Librarian for the City and County of San Francisco in 1995.
Prior to becoming San Francisco's City Librarian, Mr. Herrera served as Director of Information Services for the City of Pasadena. As the Director of Information Services, Mr. Herrera was responsible for managing the City's public library system, which includes a central library and nine community libraries.
From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Herrera served as Deputy Director of the San Diego Public Library, where his responsibilities included managing the City's 32 branch libraries, a division with a budget of over $8.5 million, 400 employees and six branch library-building projects. Between 1983 through 1989, he was Associate Director of Long Beach Public Library, where he managed the City's eleven branch libraries and adult literacy program. Herrera is also a former middle school librarian.
Mr. Herrera has served on many professional and community boards throughout his career including the American Library Association, Pacific Oaks College and the Bill and Melinda Gates Library Foundation. He has also served as president of the Public Library Association, the California Library Association and REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library Services to the Spanish Speaking.
Mr. Herrera holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Arizona. He also earned a Master of Public Administration degree from California State University, Long Beach where he received the Future Urban Administrator Award. Luis is married to Nancy C. Herrera, who is also a librarian.
Friends of the San Francisco Public Library - Board of Directors, 20 Oct 2014 [cached]
Luis Herrera (ALA Chapter ..., 8 July 2014 [cached]
Luis Herrera (ALA Chapter Councilor)
Luis Herrera (ALA Chapter Councilor)
Director San Francisco Public Library
Gallery at the San Francisco Main ..., 1 Jan 2014 [cached]
Gallery at the San Francisco Main Library," says City Librarian Luis Herrera.
"Having a library card empowers our users to be lifelong learners and readers," said City Librarian Luis Herrera, a big supporter of the new designs.
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