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Ina Alster Gravitz

Ina Alster Gravitz, American librarian. Certified professional public library, New York.

Background

  • Gravitz, Ina Alster was born on July 13, 1947 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph and Rena Ethel (Feuer) Alster.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Queens College, 1969. Master of Science, Long Island University, 1983.

    Career

    • Reference library Smithtown (New York ) Library., 1985-1986. Young adult reference library Nesconset (New York ) branch Smithtown Public Library., 1986-1990. Head of young adult services Smithtown Library.

      System, 1991; head Nesconset (New York ) branch Smithtown Public Library., since 1991. Freelance indexer.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional public library, New York.

    Works

    • Editor: (annotated bibliography) The Gifted and Talented Student, 1983, review 2nd edition, 1985.

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Member League of Women Voters, 1972-1984, Sachem Community Education Council, Holbrook, New York, 1973-1991. Evaluator Sachem Schools Gifted Program, Holbrook, 1979-1986. Board directors Taproot Workshops for Senior Citizens, 1992-1995.

    Member Sachem Anti-Bias Task Force, since 1993. Member American Library Association, New York Library. Association, Suffolk County Library.

    Association (programmer 1989, vice president young adult services division 1990, president 1991), Smithtown Libraries Association (president 1985-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, reading, knitting.

    Connections

    • Married Lawrence Arthur Gravitz, 1967. Children: Elana Ruth, Jennifer Anne.
    • father: Joseph Alster
    • mother: Rena Ethel (Feuer) Alster
    • spouse: Lawrence Arthur Gravitz
    • children: Elana Ruth Gravitz
    • Jennifer Anne Gravitz
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    Born July 13, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Queens College
    • 1983
      Long Island University
    • 1985 - 1986
      Reference library Smithtown (New York ) Library
    • 1986 - 1990
      young adult reference library Nesconset (New York ) branch Smithtown Public Library
    • 1991
      head, of young adult services Smithtown Library System
    • 1991
      head, Nesconset (New York ) branch Smithtown Public Library