Log In

Anne Elizabeth Haley Edit Profile

library director

Anne Elizabeth Haley, library director. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award University Washington Graduate School Library. & Information Science, 1994.


Haley, Anne Elizabeth was born on October 4, 1946.


Bachelor in History, French, University Puget Sound, 1968. Master of Library Science, University Washington, 1970.


Library. trainee San Diego (California) Public Library., 1968-1969. Library Pierce County Library., Tacoma, 1970-1973. Extension coordinator Fort Vancouver (Washington) Regional Library., 1973-1977.

Director Walla Walla Public Library., Washington, since 1977. Commissioner Washington State Library. Commission, since 1995.

Lecturer University Washington Graduate School Library and Information Science, 1986, 89, 91, 92. Speaker/panelist various library associations. Delegate head United States Observer Delaware, United Nations Educational, Paris, 1990.

Chair statements writing process Washington Governor's Conference on Libraries, 1991. Chairman Washington Advisory Council on Libraries, 1979-1981. Chairman Southeast Library.

Service Area, 1979; chairman Interstate Library. Planning Council, 1975-1976.


  • Other Work

    • Book reviewer. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Planning facilitator Moscow/Latah County Library., 1991. Chairman Library. Legislation Day, Olympia, 1985, 86. Member Walla Walla Art Club, Walla Walla Woman's Reading Club, Philanthropic and Educational Organization, Walla Walla Country Club, Walla Walla Symphony Guild.

Chairman Symposium on Creativity, Walla Walla Symphony Society 75th Celebration, 1981. Parliamentarian Junior Club Walla Walla, 1982-1983. Second vice president Camp Fire Council, 1986-1988, treasurer, 1988-1980, secretary, 1985-1986, chairman court service committee, 1980-1983.

Public service division chair United Way Campaign, 1985-1987. Board directors Exchange Club, 1988-1989. President Allied Arts Council, 1981-1982, treasurer, 1980-1981, 82-90.

Founding president Project Read, Walla Walla, 1986-1989. Chairman budget and allocations committee United Way, 1991-1993, member, 1989-1993. Day leader Leadership Walla Walla Chamber of Commerce, 1992, 93.

Member steering committee City Manager Recruitment, 1992. Chairman advisory committee Helpline, 1992-1994. President United Way Walla Walla County, 1993-1994.

Member American Library Association (chairman international relations committee 1990-1991), Pacific Northwest Library. Association (1st vice president/president 1993-1995, representative 1977-1979, chairman public library division 1977-1979, chairman local arrangements 1972), Washington Library. Association (American Library Association councilor 1987-1992, American Library Association council since 1995, president 1983-1985, 1st vice president, chairman legislation planning committee, chairman budget committee 1981-1983, President's award 1992), Exchange Club (Builders of Pride recognition award 1988).


  • Other Interests

    Ski instructor, fabric arts, watercolor painting.


Married James F. Shepherd.

James F. Shepherd.