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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, Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District, 1966-1967;library Hoover School, Dubuque (Iowa) Comty.

School District, 1968-1971;library Kennedy School, Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District, 1971-1985;library Irving School, Dubuque (Iowa) Comty. School District, 1985-1997.

Part-time instructor Clarke College, Dubuque, 1977-1978. Delegate pre-White HouseConf. on Libraries, State of Iowa, Des Moines, 1979. Member state advising committee on media Keystone Area Education Agency, Elkader, Iowa, 1981-1984.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, travel, gardening, attending fine arts events.

Works

  • Other Work

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

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.

Interests

  • Other 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