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Valerie Jeanne Morehouse

Valerie Jeanne Morehouse, American librarian. Certified professional librarian, Massachusetts. Recipient Capewide 1st prize for poetry Provincetown Association for Living Arts, 1972, Special Recognition award COSMEP, 1977, President' award for service to libraries North Dakota Library. Association, 1994.

Background

  • Morehouse, Valerie Jeanne was born on January 30, 1947 in Taft, California, United States. Daughter of Gordon Stanley and Cloe Ozelle (Reed) Hogue.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Taft College, 1966. Bachelor of Arts in English, University California, Berkeley, 1968. Medical Science Liaison Society, Simmons Graduate School Library.

      Science, 1977.

    Career

    • Assistant library director Plymouth (Massachusetts) Public Libraries, 1977—1982. Assistant executive director Southeastern Libraries Cooperative, Rochester, Minnesota, 1982—1984. Library automation consultant North Dakota State Library., Bismarck, 1984—1989.

      District library media director Bismarck Public School District, 1989—1997. System administrator MARINet, San Rafael, California, 1997—2000. Library Temple Isaiah of Contra Costa County, Lafayette, since 2001.

      Advisory panelist for literature Massachusetts Council on Arts and Humanities, Boston, 1980-1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional librarian, Massachusetts.

    Works

    • Editor, writer Library. A Word to the Wise, 1995-1997. Author: Anthology: A Collection of Cape Cod Poets, 1974, Pleasanton Poetry, 2008.

    Membership

    Legislation chair, membership chair North Dakota Library. Association, 1987-1993. Member North Dakota Governor's Advisory Library.

    Vision 2004 Committee, Bismarck, 1995-1996. Member Central Dakota Library. Network Board, Bismarck, since 1992.

    Member American Library Association (chair publications committee 1985-1987, columnist, reviewer The Book List 1977-1979), Beta Phi Mu.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Keith Herbert Morehouse, August 22, 1968 (divorced 1994). 1 child, Gordon.
    • father: Gordon Stanley Hogue
    • mother: Cloe Ozelle (Reed) Hogue
    • spouse: Keith Herbert Morehouse
    • child: Gordon Morehouse
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    Born January 30, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Taft College
    • 1968
      University California
    • 1977
      Simmons Graduate School Library Science
    • 1977 - 1982
      Assistant, library director Plymouth (Massachusetts) Public Libraries
    • 1982 - 1984
      assistant, executive director Southeastern Libraries Cooperative
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1984 - 1989
      library automation consultant, North Dakota State Library
      Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
    • 1989 - 1997
      district library media director, Bismarck Public School District
    • 1997
      system administrator, MARINet
      San Rafael, California, United States
    • 2001
      library Temple Isaiah of Contra Costa County
      Lafayette, Tennessee, United States
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