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Dee Renee Yost, American librarian, educator. Recipient MAX award, Hastings Chamber of Commerce, 1996.


Yost, Dee Renee was born on April 13, 1951 in Auburn, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Welch Wattles and Joyce Arvene Kraft.


Bachelor, Hastings College, 1972. Master of Arts in Library. science, University Denver, 1973.


Society editor Norfolk Daily News, Nebraska, 1973—1974. Media specialist Norfolk Junior High, 1974—1978. Music library Hastings College, 1978—1979, public services library, associate professor library science, from 2000, professor, from 2005.

Assistant director Hastings Public Library., 1979—1989. Administrator Republican Valley Library. Systems, 1989—2000

Member advisory board Nebraska Educational television Council for Higher Education, from 2002.

Member delegate White House Conference on Libraries, 1990.


Board directors, trustee Hastings Public Library., from 2002. Board directors Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation, Red Cloud, from 2003. Member of American Association of University Professors, American Library Association, Nebraska Library.

Association (president, vice president, past president, Meritorious Service award 1995), Nebraska Center for Book, Sigma Tau Delta, Alpha Chi.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening, antiques.


Married Jonathan Daniel Yost, September 1, 1973. Children: Kyle Daniel, Kipp Lawrence.

Lawrence Welch Wattles

Joyce Arvene Kraft

Jonathan Daniel Yost

Kyle Daniel Yost

Kipp Lawrence Yost