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Feb 11, 2019 1:53 AM 2+ mon ago

The Unfinished Story of LA Countys Library Director

Published Feb 10, 2019 at 10:53 PM | Updated at 11:18 PM PST on Feb 10, 2019

LA County's library director Skye Patrick paved her own path and has transformed how libraries work for their communities. Michael Brownlee reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Feb. 10, 2019. (Published Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019)

Not only is she the first African-American to be appointed LA County Library Director, but she is also the first LGBTQ member to hold the position. People have dubbed her the "cool librarian" for driving a motorcycle, too.

Patrick was recently named the 2019 Librarian of the Year by the Library Journal, a trade magazine for librarians across the United States.

Skye grew up in an unstable environment that forced her into Michigan's foster care system at a young age. Every week, she ...

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