Cal ShepardState Librarian

State Librarian Cal Shepard

Cal Shepard is the State Librarian of North Carolina. Prior to this she was Program Director of Consulting Services at LYRASIS and also managed the SOLINET Educational Services Program. She was the Chief of Library Development at the State Library of North Carolina and has held several positions in public libraries starting out as a Children’s Librarian in Murphy, North Carolina. She received her MLS from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and is active in the American Library Association and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies organization. She serves on the Board of Visitors for the UNC School of Library and Information Science and on the boards of Educopia and the North Carolina Center for After School Programs. She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in 2013.