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Judith A. Gibbons

Judith A. Gibbons, American librarian. Certified library Kentucky. Named Woman of Achievement, City of Versailles, 1994; recipient Business Equity award, 1997, Outstanding Public Library. Service award, City of Frankfort, 2006.


  • Gibbons, Judith A. was born on November 9, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John Jay and Margaret G. Gibbons.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1972. Master of Science in Library. Science, University Kentucky, Lexington, 1978.

      Master of Public Administration, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, 1994.


    • Reformed assistant Lexington Public Library., 1977—1978, assistant branch manager, 1978—1980, head children's department, 1980—1984. Director Woodford County Library., Versailles, Kentucky, 1984—1998. Director field services division Kentucky Department Libraries & Archives, Frankfort, since 1998.

      Adjunct faculty University Kentucky School Library. & Information Science, Lexington, 1993—1998. Member State Archives & Records Commission, Frankfort, 1987, State Board Certified of Libraries, Frankfort, 1994—1998.

    Major achievements

    • Certified library Kentucky.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    President Woodford County Literature Council, Versailles, 1988. Grants chair Kentucky Book Fair, Frankfort, since 2000. Advisory board Audio Studio for Reading Impaired, Louisville, 2004—2007.

    Board directors Woodford County Community Education Advisory Council, Versailles, 1989—1993, Woodford County Chamber of C., 1998. Member of American Library Association (chair public awareness committee since 2006), Kentucky Public Library. Association (chair 1994-1995), Kentucky Library.

    Association (secretary 1997-1998, James A. Nelson Advocacy award 2008), Southeastern Library. Association (president 2004-2006).



    Reading, hiking, bicycling, gardening.


    • Married Harold M. Staton.
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    Born November 9, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1978
      University Kentucky
    • 1994
      Kentucky State University
    • 1984 - 1998
      director, Woodford County Library
      Versailles, Kentucky, United States
    • 1998
      director, field services division Kentucky Department Libraries & Archives
      Frankfort, Kentucky, United States