Libor Schröpfer was born in June 1963; he has lived in Holýšov (a small town in Western Bohemia) since birth. He studied at the Grammar School in Domažlice, and after graduating he entered the Faculty of Education of the University of West Bohemia in Plzeň, majoring in mathematics and chemistry teaching. Then, after graduating, he took up the position of a secondary school teacher in 1986, which he held until 2018. From 1990 to the present, he has been a member of the Holýšov City Council, and in 1990–1992 and 1998–2014 he held the position of councilor. Since November 2018, he has been the major of Holýšov. He is married (his wife is a teacher at Holýšov Elementary School) and has two adult children.
He is a passionate ornithologist; he has been a member of the Czech Ornithological Association for over 40 years and the managing director of the Association’s branch at the West Bohemian Museum in Plzeň. He is the founder and chairman of the Holýšov Ornithological Club, with which he publishes the journal Sluka (Woodcock). He is also a member of foreign ornithological societies (e.g. Saxon or Scottish). In 2018, he received the Czech Ornithological Association Award for the tireless organization and popularization of ornithology. He is the author of several ornithological and historical books and hundreds of articles in scientific journals. He is also intensively involved in relations with the partner cities of Holýšov, i.e. Kümmersbruck (Germany) and Porto (Switzerland). His other hobbies include nature, sports, history (especially history of the town of Holýšov), beer and food.