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Juanita Louise Hazelton

Juanita Louise Hazelton, American librarian. Certified county library, 1997. Recipient Library of the Year, Northeast Texas Library. Systems, 1996; named Business Citizen of Year Van Alstyne Chamber of Commerce, 1998, named to Tall Texans, 2003. Secretary Small Community Libraries Round Table, 2009—2010; Member Texas Library. Association (treasurer district 5, 2000-2001), TALL Texas, Toastmasters International.

Background

  • Hazelton, Juanita Louise was born on June 12, 1942 in Glendale, California, United States. Daughter of James Chester and Eddith Pearl (Henson) McCrain.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Arts and Letters, University Oregon, 1964. Master of Library Science, University Texas, 1970. Teaching certified, Texas Woman's University, 1984.

    Career

    • Librarian Dallas Public Library., 1966-1969. Library assistant Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1974-1975. Teacher, librarian Gunter Indiana School District, 1984-1994.

      Librarian Plano Public Library., 1994-1995. Library director Van Alstyne Public Library., since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified county library, 1997.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Telling Our Stories-Texas Family Secrets, 1997 (Gold Star award 1997). Bookshelf columnist Van Alstyne Leader, since 1995.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of Christ

    Membership

    Secretary Small Community Libraries Round Table, 2009—2010. Member Texas Library. Association (treasurer district 5, 2000-2001), TALL Texas, Toastmasters International.

    Personality

    Interests

    Genealogy, computers, poetry.

    Connections

    • Married Merrill Edward Hazelton, April 27, 1968. Children: Larry Scott, James Edward.
    • father: James Chester McCrain
    • mother: Eddith Pearl (Henson) McCrain
    • spouse: Merrill Edward Hazelton
    • children: Larry Scott Hazelton
    • James Edward Hazelton
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    Born June 12, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Oregon
    • 1970
      University Texas
    • 1984
      Texas Woman's University
    • 1966 - 1969
      Librarian Dallas Public Library
    • 1974 - 1975
      library assistant, Austin College
      Sherman, Texas, United States
    • 1984 - 1994
      teacher
    • 1994 - 1995
      librarian Plano Public Library
    • 1995
      library director, Van Alstyne Public Library