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Bettye Loggins Smith

Bettye Loggins Smith, librarian. Certified public manager George Washington University, 1999. Secretary Union Temple-Akwabaa Hospitality Society, Washington, 2007—2009; assistant superintendent Union Temple Baptist Church-Rihoro Schule, 2007—2009; Member of American Library Association (chair since 2010, co-chair 2006, Coretta Scott King Book award since 2010).

Background

  • Smith, Bettye Loggins Daughter of Wash and Lillian Marie Loggins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1972. Master of Library Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1975.

    Career

    • Children's library DC Public Library., Washington, 1986—2004, administrative library, since 2004. Program member, presenter Vermont Center For Book, Burlington, 1998—2001.

    Major achievements

    • Certified public manager George Washington University, 1999.

    Membership

    Secretary Union Temple-Akwabaa Hospitality Society, Washington, 2007—2009. Assistant superintendent Union Temple Baptist Church-Rihoro Schule, 2007—2009. Member of American Library Association (chair since 2010, co-chair 2006, Coretta Scott King Book award since 2010).

    Connections

    • Married Smith Percy; children: Edythe Marie, Amina Abasi.
    • father: Wash Loggins
    • mother: Lillian Marie Loggins
    • spouse: Smith Percy
    • children: Edythe Marie Smith
    • Amina Abasi Smith
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    • 1972
      Cedar Crest College
    • 1975
      Drexel University
    • 1986 - 2004
      Children's library District of Columbia Public Library
      Washington, United States
    • 2004
      Children's library District of Columbia Public Library