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Michèle Marguerite Madeleine Gendron

Michèle Marguerite Madeleine Gendron, French librarian. Recipient Charles Scribner award Scribner Public, 1976, National Security Forum, Air War College, 1985.


  • Gendron, Michèle Marguerite Madeleine was born on March 15, 1947 in Paris. Came to the United States, 1950. Daughter of Gerard Joachim and Denise Marie Louise (Le Morvan) Gendron.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Orlinda Pierce College for Women, Athens, Greece, 1969. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1971.


    • Library. Free Library. Philadelphia, 1971-1975, head, Kingsessing Branch, 1975-1976, head, Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Branch, 1976-1991, curator special collections central children's department, 1991-1992, head, literature department, since 1992. Consultant development History Children's Literature Collection Montgomery County-Norristown (Pennsylvania) Public Library., 1993-1994.

      Organizing member Pennsylvania Library. Association's 1st Conference Services to Youth, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1987-1989, Women's Network's 1st Conference on Puerto Rico Woman in Philadelphia, 1981.


    • Author: (bibliographies) Booklist, 1983. Contributor bibliographies Destination World, 1979, Stories to Share, 1985.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Trustee Legal Services Fund District Council 47 of America Federation State, County and Municipal Employees, 1985-1995, member executive board Local 2186, since 1996. Member American Library Association ( Library Association Services Children, Mildred Batchelder award selection committee 1979-1981, 85-87, international relations committee 1981-1985, chair 1984-1985, library instruction round table 1991-1993), Public Library. Association (marketing to public libraries since 1991, services to multicultural populations 1991, secretary executive committee marketing public library services section 1995-1996), Alliance Francaise de Philadelphia, Franklin Inn Club, Beta Phi Museum.


    • father: Gerard Joachim Gendron
    • mother: Denise Marie Louise (Le Morvan) Gendron
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    Born March 15, 1947
    (age 69)
    • 1969
      Orlinda Pierce College for Women
    • 1971
      University Illinois
    • 1971 - 1975
      Library Free Library Philadelphia
    • 1975 - 1976
      Library Free Library Philadelphia
    • 1976 - 1991
      Library Free Library Philadelphia
    • 1991 - 1992
      Library Free Library Philadelphia
    • 1992
      Library Free Library Philadelphia