Deputy County Librarian
Santa Clara County Library
Term Ends: 10/31/2014
Derek Wolfgram is Deputy County Librarian for Community Libraries and
Human Resources at Santa Clara County Library District. Previously, he served as County Librarian of Butte County Library, and he held five different positions during 10 years with Denver Public Library in Colorado. Derek received his BA in psychology from Bowling Green State University in 1993 and his MLS from Kent State University in 1996.
Derek attended the Stanford-California State Library Institute on 21st Century Librarianship in 2001, and he received the CLA Outstanding Librarian in Support of Literacy award in 2009. His most rewarding professional experience so far has been the opportunity to serve as a mentor for the Eureka Leadership Institute in 2009 and 2010.
When not at work, Derek loves traveling with his wife Robin and his dogs Spike and Aggie (mostly to eat great food in new and different places), punk rock and jazz music, Chicago Cubs baseball, and homebrewing his own beer. In the last couple of years, Derek has also discovered the joy of running, and he ran his first half marathon in Montreal in 2010.