Ann Hammond – Elected to 2016-2019 Board of Directors

Ann HammondAnn Hammond
Executive Director
Lexington Public Library

Before attending library school, Ann’s various careers included being an officer in the U.S. Navy, a stay-at-home mom, an agronomy researcher, and a forensic DNA scientist. After earning her Master’s degree in Library Science from the Catholic University of America, Ann worked in medical and academic libraries before discovering the joys and challenges of public libraries. She held leadership positions in libraries in San Diego and Alameda Counties in California before moving to the great state of Kentucky in 2010 to become Executive Director of the Lexington Public Library. Ann and her staff of 246 operate six physical libraries, robust outreach efforts, and an ever-expanding digital presence in support of LPL’s mission to “connect people, inspire ideas, and transform lives.”


LinkedIn: AnnHammond