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Librarian

Barbara Hiller Weathers, American Librarian. Named Library. of Year Catholic Library. Association, 1989.

Background

Weathers, Barbara Hiller was born on July 23, 1942 in Mineola, New York, United States. Daughter of Raymond Archer and Marie (Toomey) Hiller.

Education

Bachelor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical, 1965. Master of Arts in Secondary Education, University Houston, 1982. Postgraduate, Cambridge University, 1986.

Career

Research assistant University Houston, 1968-1970. Library Queen of Peace School, 1976-1983. Upper school library Duchesne Academy, 1983—2010.

Summer adjunct professor University Houston, 1988—2003. Consultant Villa de Matel, Houston, 1990. Appointed advisory committee school library standards project Texas State Library., 1996—1998.

Member committee reviewing library standards Texas Catholic Conference Education Conference, 2006—2008. Member library board Greenwood Press. Manuscript reviewer in field.

Presenter in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editorial chair Catholic Library. World, 1992-1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Member editorial board: Teacher Librarian, since 2000.

Membership

Member Houston Museum Fine Arts, since 1983. Volunteer East End Progress Association, 1985—1986. Member executive board Cossaboom Young Men’s Christian Association, 1987—1992.

Member of American Association School Libraries (executive board 1994—2001, chair governance task force 1995-1996), Indiana School Libraries, Greater Houston Area Reading Council, International Reading Association, Catholic Library. Association (executive board 1989-1995, member finance committee 2003-2005, Library. of the Year 1989), American Library. Association (committee member), Texas Library.

Association (chair private school committee 2001-2008, committee for reviewing standards 2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: exercising, movies, art.

Connections

Married Lloyd Ray Weathers, August 24, 1963. Children: Jon, Elizabeth.

father:
Raymond Archer Hiller

mother:
Marie (Toomey) Hiller

spouse:
Lloyd Ray Weathers

children:
Jon Weathers

Elizabeth Weathers