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Sharon Elyse Karmazin

Sharon Elyse Karmazin, American former library director. Certified secondary school teacher, New Jersey; certified library, New Jersey. Recipient Libraries of Middlesex Distinguished Community Service award, 1993; named Citizen of Year East Brunswick Elks Club, 1997.


  • Karmazin, Sharon Elyse was born on August 31, 1946 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Abram and Doris (Tabachnick) Matlofsky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Douglass College, 1967. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1969.


    • Teacher East Brunswick (New Jersey) Public Schools, 1967-1968. Library East Brunswick Public Library., 1968-1979, assistant director, 1979-1988, director, 1988-1999. Retired, 1999

      President Library.

      Public Relations Council, 1990-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary school teacher, New Jersey. Certified library, New Jersey.


    Denomination: Judaism


    Board directors George St. Playhouse, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1995, Associate Alumnae Douglass College, since 1996. President The Karma Foundation. Member American Library Association, Public Library.

    Association, New Jersey Library. Association (President's award 1997), Alumni Rutgers School Communications Information & Library. Science (school fund agent since 1988), Library.

    Administration and Management Association (secretary public relations section since 1996).


    • Children: Dina Elkins, Craig.
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    Born August 31, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1967
      Douglass College
    • 1969
      Rutgers University
    • 1967 - 1968
      Teacher, East Brunswick (New Jersey) Public Schools
    • 1999