Patty Wong is the directory of library services for the City of Santa Monica.
Wong has co-authored nearly a dozen publications and has held many elected posts for national organizations such as the American Library Association, the United States Board on Books for Young People, and the Chinese American Librarians Association. She has also held a part-time faculty position at San Jose State University's iSchool of Library and Information Science. In 2013, she received the California Library Association's Member of the Year Award.
Wong holds both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Library and Information Science from UC Berkeley.