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Jean Carolyn Roos

Jean Carolyn Roos, American librarian. Member executive board, council American Library Association, Cleveland executive board Young Women’s Christian Association, Cleveland Consumer League, Women's National Book Association, Delta Kappa Gamma.

Background

  • Roos, Jean Carolyn was born on March 9, 1891 in Buffalo. Daughter of Henry E. and Lydia (Siegel) Roos.

  • Education

    • Student, University Buffalo. Student, Cleveland College. Certified, School Library.

      Science, Western Reserve University, 1928.

    Career

    • Assistant supervisor school department Cleveland Public Library., 1922-1940, head Stevenson Room for young people, 1925-1940, supervisor youth department, 1940-1959. Lecturer young people's literature, School Library. Science, Western Reserve University, 1929-1959, School Library Science, Columbia University, summers 1931, 38.

    Works

    • Compiler: Recreational Reading for Young People, 1931, By Way of Introduction, 1938, Patterns in Reading, 1954, Young Adults and the Public library, 1960.

    Membership

    Member executive board, council American Library Association, Cleveland executive board Young Women’s Christian Association, Cleveland Consumer League, Women's National Book Association, Delta Kappa Gamma.

    Connections

    • father: Henry E. Roos
    • mother: Lydia (Siegel) Roos
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    Born March 9, 1891
    Nationality
    • 1928
      School Library Science
    • 1940 - 1959
      Assistant, supervisor school department Cleveland Public Library