Livermore, CA – Livermore City Manager Marc Roberts announced the appointment of Ms. Tamera LeBeau as the new Director of Library Services effective today. Ms. LeBeau served as the Assistant Library Director for the Livermore Public Library since 2006. She was selected from an incredibly competitive recruitment with forty-three applicants from various places around the country – and one international candidate.
Ms. LeBeau has worked in public libraries for twenty years. Prior to coming to Livermore, Tamera served as a Branch Manager at the Sacramento Public Library from 2002-2006, and she held several para-professional and professional positions at the Nampa Public Library in Nampa, Idaho. Ms. LeBeau received her Master of Library Science degree from Florida State University specializing in library management and technology. She is also involved in numerous library professional organizations; she served as President of the BayNet Library and Information Network in 2010-2011 and most recently as the chairperson of the Staff Development Committee of the Pacific Library Partnership from 2011-2013.
“I feel honored to be leading such a wonderful library with such a dedicated staff, and I look forward to providing high-quality and innovative library services to the Livermore community,” stated Ms. LeBeau. “I am excited about working with Library staff, the community, and City leadership to discuss ways to structure library services to meet the changing needs of Livermore residents.” In her spare time, when she isn’t reading, Tamera enjoys hiking, music, and going to baseball games with her husband and friends.
“Ms. LeBeau is an asset to the City,” stated City Manager Marc Roberts, “and she will make a tremendous contribution to the Leadership Team and the community as she continues to deliver exemplary library services.”