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Patricia Lea Harris

Patricia Lea Harris, American librarian.

Background

  • Harris, Patricia Lea was born on October 2, 1952 in Hanau, Federal Republic Germany. Came to the United States, 1954. Daughter of Harvey J. and Laurielea A. (Huth) Harris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Wright State University, 1973. Master of Library Science, Louisiana State University, 1975.

    Career

    • Reference library Greene County District Library., Xenia, Ohio, 1975-1978, branch head Fairborn, 1978-1979. Development consultant State Library. of Ohio, Columbus, 1979-1983. Public library consultant Louisiana State Library., Baton Rouge, 1983-1984.

      Assistant director for development Virginia State Library., Richmond, 1984-1987. State library North Dakota State Library., Bismarck, 1987-1991. Director Alabama Public Library.

      Service, Montgomery, 1992-1998. Secretary Ohio Council of Information and Referral Providers, 1976-1979.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Citizens Advisory Council on Adult Basic Education, Bismarck, 1988-1990, Western Council State Libraries, 1987-1991. Board directors North Dakota Coalition on Adult Literacy, 1987-1989. Member North Dakota History Records Advisory Board, Bismarck, 1987-1991.

    Member, chief officer State Library. Agencies, since 1987. Member American Library Association, Southeast Library.

    Association, Alabama Library. Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, swimming, photography.

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    Born October 2, 1952
    (age 64)
    • 1973
      Wright State University
    • 1975
      Louisiana State University
    • 1975 - 1978
      Reference library Greene County District Library
      Xenia, Ohio, United States
    • 1979 - 1983
      development consultant, State Library of Ohio
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      public library consultant, Louisiana State Library
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      assistant, director for development Virginia State Library
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      state library North Dakota State Library
      Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
    • 1992 - 1998
      director, Alabama Public Library Service
      Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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