Louisville Announces New Director of Library & Museum Services

Louisville City Manager Heather Balser has selected Sharon Nemechek as the new Director of Library & Museum Services for the City of Louisville.

Ms. Nemechek has over 15 years of experience setting strategic direction, building community relationships, and leading teams in a variety of Library settings including the Huntington Library, Arts Collections & Botanical Gardens, CA; Highlands Ranch Library, CO; the Neighborhood Library at Lone Tree, CO; Parker Library, CO; and most recently served as the Director of Archives & Collections for Douglas County Libraries, CO.  She is a seasoned manager with proven success in leading projects, managing budgets, evaluating and improving processes, and mentoring staff.  She has a BS in History from San Diego State University and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from UCLA. Ms. Nemechek is slated to begin mid-November.

“It is my great pleasure to announce that Sharon Nemechek will be joining the City of Louisville as the Director of Library & Museum Services.  Sharon competed in a national recruitment for the position.  Three candidates were interviewed for the position and Sharon rose to the top of this pool – I am excited to have her join the Louisville team,” stated City Manager, Heather Balser.

“I would also like to thank City Council, Board & Commission representatives and City staff who attended the Open House for the candidates and assisted with the interview process. We had three excellent candidates and appreciate their professional commitment to public service and their interest in the City of Louisville,” said City Manager Heather Balser.

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