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Starr Melanie Kirkland

Starr Melanie Kirkland, American librarian, writer. Public Library New Jersey., 1977, School Media Specialist New Jersey., 1977, Secondary Education - English New Jersey., 1973. Member State Commission of Community Affairs, Camden, New Jersey, 1982—1985.

Background

  • Kirkland, Starr Melanie was born on October 29, 1947 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of David Thomas and Myrtle Celeste Watson.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Philadelphia Community College, 1969—1971. Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1971—1973. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1975—1977.

    Career

    • Head children's library Camden Free Public Library., New Jersey, 1977—1979. Circulation library Atlanta Metropolitan College, Atlanta, 1979—1981. High school library Katzenbach School for the Deaf, West Trenton, New Jersey, 1981—1985.

      Riverfront State Prison New Jersey. Department of Corrections, Camden, 1985—1990. Director Glassboro Public Library., 1991—1995.

      Library Lawnside School, 1995—1998, Tucson, Arizona Department of Corrections, 1998—2000. Program associate Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, 2000—2002. Children's library Pennsauken Free Public Library., New Jersey, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Public Library New Jersey., 1977, School Media Specialist New Jersey., 1977, Secondary Education - English New Jersey., 1973.

    Works

    • Author: (novels) A Tearful Journey to Joy.

    Religion

    Denomination: Buddhist

    Membership

    Member State Commission of Community Affairs, Camden, New Jersey, 1982—1985.

    Personality

    Interests

    Choreography, dance, curriculum development, tutor.

    Connections

    • 1 child Atiya Jamila.
    • father: David Thomas
    • mother: Myrtle Celeste Watson
    • child: Atiya Jamila Kirkland
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    Born October 29, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 2002
      program associate, Literacy Volunteers of Tucson
    • 1977 - 1979
      Head, children's library Camden Free Public Library
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      circulation library Atlanta Metropolitan College
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1981 - 1985
      high school library Katzenbach School for the Deaf
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1985 - 1990
      Riverfront State Prison New Jersey. Department of Corrections
      Camden, United Kingdom
    • 1991 - 1995
      director, Glassboro Public Library
    • 1995 - 1998
      library Lawnside School
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1998
      library Lawnside School
    • 2002
      children's library Pennsauken Free Public Library
      New Jersey, United States
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