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Barbara Louise Emmer

Barbara Louise Emmer, American librarian.


  • Emmer, Barbara Louise was born on April 11, 1947 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William John and Helen Martha Emmer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Clarion University Pennsylvania, 1969. Certified advanced studies, Clarion University Pennsylvania, 1989. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1978.


    • Library. director Pennsylvania State University, DuBois, 1984-1989. Library Ridgway (Pennsylvania) Area School District, 1969-1984, Brockway (Pennsylvania) Area School District, 1989—2005, Mengle Memorial Library., since 2006. Secretary Riverview Library.

      Consortium, Shippenville, Pennsylvania, 1990-1993, chairman, 2001-2003. Reviewer, consultant Choice 1985-1989.


    President Friends of the Library., DuBois, 1989-1991. Member hospital auxiliary DuBois Regional Medical Center, since 1985. Member American Association of University Women (board directors since 1979, legislation chair since 1990, Woman of Year 1991), National Education Association, American Library Association (chair off-campus library services 1988-1989), Pennsylvania State Education Association, Pennsylvania School Libraries Association (regional representative 1996-2005), Brockway Area Education Association (secretary 1991-1993), DuBois Area Council on the Arts, DuBois History Society (print library and property committee since 1994, Woman of Year award 2005), Delta Kappa Gamma Society (secretary since 2006, Woman of Distn. award 2005), Alpha Alpha (history records committee chair 2009-2010, 15th anniversary committee co-chair 2009-2010).
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    Born April 11, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1969
      Clarion University Pennsylvania
    • 1989
      Clarion University Pennsylvania
    • 1978
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1969 - 1984
      library Ridgway (Pennsylvania) Area School District
    • 1984 - 1989
      Library director, Pennsylvania State University
      Dubois, Wyoming, United States
    • 1989 - 2005
      library Ridgway (Pennsylvania) Area School District
    • 2006
      library Ridgway (Pennsylvania) Area School District