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Linda May Wood

Linda May Wood, American librarian.

Background

  • Wood, Linda May was born on November 6, 1942 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Daughter of John Albert and Beth Ida (Riggs) Wiley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Portland State University, 1964. Master in Librarianship, University Washington, 1965.

    Career

    • Reference library Multnomah County Library., Portland, Oregon, 1965-1967, branch library, 1967-1972, administrative assistant to library, 1972-1973, assistant library, assistant director, 1973-1977. Assistant city library Los Angeles Public Library., 1977-1980. Library director Riverside (California) City and County Public Library., 1980-1991.

      County library Alameda County Library., Fremont, since 1991. Administrative council member Bay Area Library and Information Services, Oakland, California, since 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chair combined charities campaign County of Alameda, Oakland, California, 1992. Board directors Inland Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, Riverside, 1990-1991. Volunteer United Way of Inland Valleys, Riverside, 1986-1987, Bicentennial Competition on the Constitution, 36th Congressional District, Colton, California, 1988-1990.

    Member American Library Association (College Language Association chapter councilor 1992-1995), California Library. Association (president 1985, executive committee, American Library Association chapter councilor 1992-1995), California County Libraries Association (president 1984), League of California Cities (community services policy committee 1985-1990), Online Computer Library Center Users Council (Pacific Network delegate 1986-1989).

    Personality

    Interests

    Dance, opera, reading.

    Connections

    • Married C. James Wood, September 15, 1964 (divorced October 1984).
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    Born November 6, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1964
      Portland State University
    • 1965
      University Washington
    • 1965 - 1967
      Reference library Multnomah County Library
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1967 - 1972
      Reference library Multnomah County Library
    • 1977 - 1980
      assistant, city library Los Angeles Public Library
    • 1980 - 1991
      library director, Riverside (California) City and County Public Library
    • 1991
      county library Alameda County Library
      Fremont, Nebraska, United States
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