• Gabriel San Roman

Santa Ana Librarian David Lopez Is Putting His Hometown on the Global Map

Updated: Aug 14

“Everybody always asks me the same questions,” David Lopez says of his profession. “It’s hard to not look at me and say I’m a sexy librarian!” If the 32-year-old senior librarian at Santa Ana Public Library had to catalog every stereotype about librarians and the city he gets, it’d take the Dewey Decimal System to do it. People regularly ask Lopez if libraries are still around, if they’re even needed anymore or if he’s an antisocial bookworm. (Yes, yes and no!)

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