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Yolo County Manager of Operations & Strategy
(Public Information Officer)

Beth Gabor
625 Court Street, Room 202
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8042
FAX: (530) 669-4029

Patty Wong Announces Departure as County Librarian

Post Date:02/07/2017 9:22 AM

Press Release

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Library announced that Patty Wong will be stepping down from her position as County Librarian effective February 11.

Patty Wong has accepted a position with the City of Santa Monica as their new City Librarian. Yolo County Library staff are saddened by the news but wish Patty all the best in her new venture.

Patty Wong has worked for Yolo County for over nine years and has been an innovative and motivational leader for library staff, partners and local communities. Patty has been an exceptional advocate and her accomplishments include:

• Promoting strengths based learning throughout the system
• Championing intellectual freedom
• Supporting community engagement
• Advocating for equity, inclusion and diversity
• Encouraging youth development and early literacy throughout the county
• Embracing library work as a way to build communities

Library and county staff bid Patty a fond farewell and wish her the best of luck. A recruitment for a new County Librarian will be occurring soon. For more information about the Yolo County Library, visit: or connect with the library on Facebook at:  

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