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Catherine Agnes Way

Catherine Agnes Way, American librarian.


  • Way, Catherine Agnes was born on March 7, 1950 in Cooperstown, New York, United States. Daughter of Charles Alanson and Helen Adeline (Morton) Way.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Elmira College, 1972. Master of Arts in Librarianship, University Denver, 1973.


    • Children's library James Prendergast Library., Jamestown, New York, 1973-1975, general services library, 1975-1976, assistant director, 1976—2003. Director Chautaugua-Cattaraugas Library. System & James Prendergast Library., since 2003.


    Senior warden St. Luke's Episcopalian Church, Jamestown, 1989-1994, 2001-2002. Founder, organizer The Safe House, Jamestown, 1992. Treasurer, assistant treas, board directors Warner Home for Aged, 1996-2003.

    Member Diocesan council, Episcopal Diocese Western New York. Board member Jamestown Housing Authority. Member New York Library.

    Association (treasurer 1979-1982, vice president/president-elect 1983, president public libraries section 1984), Young Women’s Christian Association, Embroiderers' Guild American, Fenton History Society, Laubach Literacy International, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Museum.



    Reading, embroidery, music.


    • father: Charles Alanson Way
    • mother: Helen Adeline (Morton) Way
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    Born March 7, 1950
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      Elmira College
    • 1973
      University Denver
    • 1973 - 1975
      Children's library James Prendergast Library
      Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
    • 1975 - 1976
      Children's library James Prendergast Library
    • 2003
      director, Chautaugua-Cattaraugas Library System & James Prendergast Library