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Laurie Francine Tynan

Laurie Francine Tynan, American librarian.


  • Tynan, Laurie Francine was born on July 14, 1951 in N. Tonawanda, New York, United States. Daughter of Bruce Homer and Marie Rosalie (De Ryck) Tynan.

  • Education

    • AB, Bucknell University, 1973. Master of Science, Columbia University, New York City, 1975.


    • Assistant director Meadville (Pennsylvania) Public Library, 1975-1980, Sussex County Library System, Newton, New Jersey, 1980-1981. Director Huntingdon (Pennsylvania) County Library, 1982-1987. District consultant Montgomery County-Norristown (Pennsylvania) Public Library., since 1987, executive director, since 1989.

      Chair Pennsylvania Interlibr. Loan Advisory Council, Harrisburg, 1987-1989.


    Treasurer Women's Services, Inc., Meadville, 1979-1980, Huntingdon House, Inc., 1985-1987. Member American Civil Liberties Union, American Association of University Women (president Huntingdon chapter 1984-1986, treasurer Perkiomen chapter 1988-1991 co-chair 1991-1993), National Organization of Women, American Library Association, Pennsylvania Library. Association (legislation day coordinator 1989, chair Juniata-Conemaugh chapter 1985-1986, chair public library division 1992).


    • father: Bruce Homer Tynan
    • mother: Marie Rosalie (De Ryck) Tynan
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    Born July 14, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1973
      Bucknell University
    • 1975
      Columbia University
    • 1975 - 1980
      Assistant, director Meadville (Pennsylvania) Public Library
    • 1980 - 1981
      Assistant, director Meadville (Pennsylvania) Public Library
      Newton, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1982 - 1987
      director, Huntingdon (Pennsylvania) County Library