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Barbara Weber Blinks

Barbara Weber Blinks was American librarian. Certified teacher, Iowa. Member alumni board University Dubuque, 1994-1997; member Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood, president, 1989-1991. Member Iowa Educational Media Association (member Iowa children's choice book awards selection committee 1988-1992), Order of Eastern Star (Worthy Matron 1982), Delta Kappa Gamma (vice president), Beta Phi Museum.

Background

  • Blinks, Barbara Weber was born on February 21, 1942 in Dover, Delaware, United States. Daughter of Roland Victor and Ruth Elizabeth (Urian) Weber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Dubuque, 1964. Medical Science Liaison Society, University Illinois, 1968.

    Career

    • Classroom teacher 4th grade Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District, 1964-1966, cataloger, 1966-1967, library Hoover School, 1968-1971, library Kennedy School, 1971-1985, library Irving School, 1985-1997. Part-time instructor Clarke College, Dubuque, 1977-1978.

      Delegate pre-White House Conference on Libraries, State of Iowa, Des Moines, 1979. Member state advisory committee on media Keystone Area Education Agency, Elkader, Iowa, 1981-1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Iowa.

    Works

    • Reviewer children's books School Library. Journal, 1972-1974.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member alumni board University Dubuque, 1994-1997. Member Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood, president, 1989-1991. Member Iowa Educational Media Association (member Iowa children's choice book awards selection committee 1988-1992), Order of Eastern Star (Worthy Matron 1982), Delta Kappa Gamma (vice president), Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel, gardening, attending fine arts events.

    Connections

    • Married Edwin David Blinks, June 29, 1968.
    • father: Roland Victor Weber
    • mother: Ruth Elizabeth (Urian) Weber
    • spouse: Edwin David Blinks
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    Born February 21, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Dubuque
    • 1968
      University Illinois
    • 1964 - 1966
      Classroom teacher, 4th grade Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District
    • 1966 - 1967
      Classroom teacher, 4th grade Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District
    • 1968 - 1971
      Classroom teacher, 4th grade Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District
    • 1971 - 1985
      Classroom teacher, 4th grade Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District
    • 1985 - 1997
      Classroom teacher, 4th grade Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District