Diana Lopez Appointed New Yolo County LibrarianJan 12, 2023 12:00AM ● By Yolo County News Release
Diana Lopez, new Yolo County librarian. Courtesy photo
WOODLAND, CA (MPG) – Yolo County Board of Supervisors announced on January 10, 2023, the appointment of Diana Lopez as the new Yolo County librarian.
My colleagues and I are delighted to have Diana Lopez join the Yolo County community as the Yolo County Librarian. Her experience and knowledge will undoubtedly have an impact within the community for years to come,” said Yolo County Board of Supervisors Chair Oscar Villegas.
Originally from the Pasadena area, Ms. Lopez has over 10 years of experience in public library management and over 20 years of serving people of varying needs from different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, ages, and abilities. Ms. Lopez holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Cal Poly Pomona. Ms. Lopez is passionate about eliminating equity, education, and opportunity barriers within the community.
“I am very excited with the selection made by our Board of Supervisors to have Diana Lopez serve as our next Librarian. Her commitment to providing great customer service and her strong track record of collaborating extremely well with diverse communities will make our library system even stronger. With the support of our highly talented library staff, Diana will continue the Yolo County tradition of excellence and innovation.” Said County Administrator Gerardo Pinedo.
Ms. Lopez was awarded the Library Journal Mover and Shaker Award in 2019 and the Marin City Community Services District Women’s History Month Community Service Award in March 2022.
Ms. Lopez will assume her new responsibilities on January 30, 2023. The annual salary range for this position is $149,805-$182,089.