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F. Norman Belk


F. Norman Belk, American librarian.


Belk, F. Norman was born on June 8, 1947 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Francis Norman and Louellen Vinny (Davis) Belk.


Bachelor, Furman University, 1969. Master of Library Science, University South Carolina, 1975.


Reference librarian Greenville County Library., 1970-1977, branch library manager, 1977-1984, outreach librarian, 1984-1985, audiovisual section manager, 1985-1986, acquisitions-automation librarian, 1986-1989, coordinator community relations, 1989-1998, coordinator main library service, 1998-2000, interim director, since 2000.


  • Researcher, contributor: Tales from the Dark Corner: Documenting the Oral Tradition, 2 vols., 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Library Association (member intellectual freedom committee since 1997), Public library Association (member audiovisuals committee since 1995), South Carolina Library. Association (chair awards committee 1988-1991, chair intellectual freedom committee 1991-1993, Outstanding Librarian award 1994), Metropolitan Arts Association, Palmetto Society of United Way, Greenville East Rotary (program chair 1996-1997, board directors since 1995), Furman Club (founder), South Carolina Library. Association (vice president, president-elect 1999, president 2000).