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James B. Casey

librarian

James B. Casey, American librarian. Recipient Heath Literature award, American Numismatic Association, 1980, Library of the Year award, Illinois Library. Association, 2005. Grant review committee Illinois State Library. Construction, since 1999; Member American Library Association (member council since 1996), Illinois Library. Association (public policy committee 2001-2004).

Background

Casey, James B. was born on June 29, 1950 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of John Joseph and Louise (Countryman) Casey.

Education

Master of Library Science, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1973. Master of Arts, Cleveland State University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1985.

Career

Head librarian Ohio History Society, Columbus, 1983-1984. Director Pickaway County Public Library., Circleville, Ohio, 1984-1992, Oak Lawn (Illinois) Library., since 1992.

Membership

Grant review committee Illinois State Library. Construction, since 1999. Member American Library Association (member council since 1996), Illinois Library.

Association (public policy committee 2001-2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics.

Connections

Married Diane Dates, November 16, 1984. Children: Nathan, Jeremy.

father:
John Joseph Casey

mother:
Louise (Countryman) Casey

spouse:
Diane Dates

children:
Nathan Casey

Jeremy Casey