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Richard Thomas Sweeney

Richard Thomas Sweeney, American library administrator. Member American Library Association, Ohio Library Association, Metropolitan Library Directors of Ohio, Franklin County Library Directors Clubs: Rotary (Columbus), Serra (Columbus).

Background

  • Sweeney, Richard Thomas was born on January 22, 1946 in Atlantic City. Son of Harry A. and Margaret (McArdle) Sweeney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Humanities, Villanova University, 1967. Master of Arts in Librarianship, Glassboro State College, 1970. Master of Library Science in Library and Information Science, Drexel University, 1972.

    Career

    • Teacher Holy Spirit High School, Absecon, New Jersey, 1967-1969. Librarian Central Junior High, Atlantic City, 1969-1970. Member faculty Glassboro State College Graduate School Library Science, 1973-1974.

      Director Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1971-1976, Genesee County (Michigan) Library, 1976-1979. Executive director Public Library of Columbus and Franklin, Ohio, since 1979. Member Columbus Area Cable television Advisory Board.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Ohio Library Association, Metropolitan Library Directors of Ohio, Franklin County Library Directors Clubs: Rotary (Columbus), Serra (Columbus).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Beschen, August 26, 1967. Children– Meghan, Moira, Thomas, Maureen.
    • father: Harry A. Sweeney
    • mother: Margaret (McArdle) Sweeney
    • spouse: Virginia Beschen
    • children: Meghan Sweeney
    • Moira Sweeney
    • Thomas Sweeney
    • Maureen Sweeney
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    Born January 22, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Villanova University
    • 1970
      Glassboro State College
    • 1972
      Drexel University
    • 1967 - 1969
      Teacher, Holy Spirit High School
      Absecon, New Jersey, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      librarian Central Junior High
      Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
    • 1971 - 1976
      director, Atlantic City Free Public Library
    • 1973 - 1974
      member, faculty Glassboro State College Graduate School Library Science
    • 1976 - 1979
      director, Atlantic City Free Public Library
    • 1979
      executive, director Public Library of Columbus and Franklin
      Ohio, United States
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