Director of Library Services - Lubbock, Texas
Lubbock Public Libraries
Stacy McKenzie began as the director of the public library system in Lubbock, Texas on January 2, 2019. She earned her MLS degree from Texas Woman’s University and since then has worked in and supervised in academic, public and special libraries in Texas, Pennsylvania and Colorado. Stacy was the host of “Off the Page,” an author interview TV and YouTube show through the Broomfield public library for 7 years and served as an executive board member of the Colorado Independent Publishers Association Foundation. Before becoming director in Lubbock, she was the supervising librarian for the Denver Prison Complex Correctional Facility libraries for three years where she opened a new library for the complex’s diagnostic facility and developed and improved library services for all incarcerated individuals in Colorado. My areas of specialty are advancing services to underserved populations, early childhood literacy and promoting libraries as civic centers.