Director's Bio

Sheba Marcus-Bey, Executive Director

imgMs. Sheba Marcus-Bey is a resident of Northeast Ohio. She grew up in the Glenville and Hough neighborhoods and her interest in libraries began when she was hired to work as a page at the Hough Branch of the Cleveland Public Library.  

Since then, Ms. Marcus-Bey has worked in public and special libraries for 17 years.  During her career, she has been employed by Ernst & Young Center for Business Knowledge, Detroit Public Library, Euclid Public Library, and Cleveland Public Library. 

In addition to her duties as the Executive Director of the East Cleveland Public Library, she currently serves as a trustee of the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System's Board, a consortium serving twenty-two libraries in Northeast Ohio; she also sits on the Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Council, and the Cleveland Museum of Art’s African American Advisory Committee.

Ms. Marcus-Bey received her Master’s in Library and Information Science from Kent State University and she also received a Master’s in Public Administration from Cleveland State University. Marcus-Bey enjoys gardening and collecting history books. As a lifelong learner, she is committed to libraries and the infinite possibilities they hold.