Bachelor, Tufts University, 1972. Master of Library Science, Simmons College, 1977.
Children's library, Bridgewater (Massachusetts) Public Library., 1977-1980; children's library, Arlington (Virginia) County Department Libraries, 1980-1981; head central children's room, Arlington (Virginia) County Department Libraries, 1981-1988; coordinator children's services, Control Rappahannock Regional Library., Fredericksburg, Virginia, since 1988.
Member American Library Association (member Newbery committee 1985), Virginia Library. Association (president 1996, treasurer 1992-1993), District of Columbia Library. Association.