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Donna Cole

librarian , library director

Donna Cole, American librarian, library director.


Cole, Donna was born on July 21, 1952 in Amsterdam, New York, United States. Daughter of Frank Harry and Betty (Haig) Cole.


Bachelor summa cum laude, Fitchburg State College, 1980. Master in Library. Service, Rutgers University, 1983.


Library. School Nursing, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, 1983-1985. Assistant branch library Upper Cape branch Cape May County Library., Petersburg, New Jersey, 1986-1987. Head circulation, reference library Joint Free Public Library.

Morristown (New Jersey) and Morris Township, 1987-1990, acting director, 1990-1991. Assistant library department business and economics Birmingham (Alabama) Public Library., 1991-1992. Director Leeds (Alabama) Public Library., 1992-1997.


  • Contributor articles and book reviews to various publications.


Charter member Leeds Public Library. Foundation, Inc., secretary, 1996-1997. Member Lupus Foundation, Birmingham, 1992-1997.

Member American Association of University Women, American Library Association, National Organization of Women, Public Library. Association, Southea. Library. Association, Alabama Library.

Association (2nd vice president 1995-1996), Jefferson County Public Library. Association (secretary 1994), Greater Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce, Leeds Area Business and Professional Women (charter).


  • Other Interests

    Freelance writing.


Married William Fite, March 24, 1991.