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Catherine Agnes Way


Catherine Agnes Way, American librarian.


Way, Catherine Agnes was born on March 7, 1950 in Cooperstown, New York, United States. Daughter of Charles Alanson and Helen Adeline (Morton) Way.


Bachelor, Elmira College, 1972. Master of Arts in Librarianship, University Denver, 1973.


Children's library James Prendergast Library., Jamestown, New York, 1973-1975, general services library, 1975-1976, assistant director, 1976—2003. Director Chautaugua-Cattaraugas Library. System & James Prendergast Library., since 2003.


Senior warden St. Luke's Episcopalian Church, Jamestown, 1989-1994, 2001-2002. Founder, organizer The Safe House, Jamestown, 1992. Treasurer, assistant treas, board directors Warner Home for Aged, 1996-2003.

Member Diocesan council, Episcopal Diocese Western New York. Board member Jamestown Housing Authority. Member New York Library.

Association (treasurer 1979-1982, vice president/president-elect 1983, president public libraries section 1984), Young Women’s Christian Association, Embroiderers' Guild American, Fenton History Society, Laubach Literacy International, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Museum.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, embroidery, music.