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educator , librarian

April Arington Legler, American, German Librarian, educator. Avocations: poetry, needlework, gourmet cooking. F C. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1987, Congaree award Girl Scouts United States, 1991.


Legler, April Arington was born on April 20, 1946 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Daughter of James Berry Arington and Charlotte Bushong Arington Canine.


Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature, Indiana University, 1968. Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 1971.


Various capacities in public and academy libraries, 1961-1970. Head library Mathematics Physics and Astronomy Library. Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington, 1970-1971.

Instructor Big Bend Community College, Berlin, 1986-1988, Midlands Technology College, Columbia, South Carolina, 1988-1991, University Maryland, Heidelberg, Germany, 1992, Schiller International University, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991-1992, head library, 1992-1995. Career counselor Indiana University Kelley School Business, 1997-1999, course manager, 1999-2000, career education associate, 2000—2003, lecturer career education, since 2003.


  • Avocations: poetry, needlework, gourmet cooking. F C.


  • Other Work

    • Author monograph.


Life member Girl Scouts United States, since 1979, instructor adult leader development, 1983-1985, board directors Congaree council, Columbia, 1989-1991, board directors North Atlantic, Europe, 1992-1995. Adult member Boy Scouts American, 1973-1999, instructor adult leader development, 1973-1992. Instructor outdoor living skills American Camping Association, 1985-1987.

Volunteer American Red Cross. Member German-American Women's Club (vice president 1992-1993), American Foundation for Visual Awareness (Indiana state trustee 1996-1998, Indiana state secretary 1998-2000), Indiana University Alumni Association (life), Indiana University Women's Club (2nd vice president 1999-1900, program chair 2000-2001), Beta Phi Mu, Psi Iota Xi (treasurer since 1999).


  • Other Interests

    Needlecrafts, gourmet cooking.


Married Theodore Rex Legler II, August 26, 1967. Children: Melinda, Sara, Tad.

James Berry Arington

Charlotte Bushong Arington Canine

Theodore Rex Legler II

Sara Legler

Tad Legler

Melinda Legler