This is a list of notable librarians and people who have advanced libraries and librarianship. Also included are people primarily notable for other endeavors, such as politicians and writers, who have also worked as librarians.
List of people known for contributions to the library profession
Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States and librarian, reads a book to children in a school library in Texas.
Cecil Hobbs - American scholar of Southeast Asian history, head of the Southern Asia Section of the Orientalia (now Asian) Division of the Library of Congress, a major contributor to scholarship on Asia and the development of South East Asian coverage in American library collections