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Karen Elaine Maki, American librarian. Illinois State Library. grantee, 1995; recipient Current Affairs award Facts of File, 1991. Member American Library Association (division officer since 1980, secretary), League of Women Voters, Illinois Library. Association, Reference Library. Association (secretary since 1982), Elgin Symphony League (vice president since 1987), Suzuki Plus (fundraising chair since 1995).

Background

Maki, Karen Elaine was born on October 4, 1952 in Defiance, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Meryl Dwight and Mary Ann (Boutwell) Miller.

Education

Bachelor of Music Education, Bowling Green State University, 1974;Master of Library Science, University of Wisconsin, 1980.

Career

Reference library, Chicago Public Library., 1980-1981;head of adult services, Maywood (Illinois) Public Library., 1981-1982;from reference library to head of adult services, Gail Borden Public Library., Elgin, Illinois, 1982-1996;assistant director, Gail Borden Public Library., Elgin, Illinois, since 1996.

Membership

Member American Library Association (division officer since 1980, secretary), League of Women Voters, Illinois Library. Association, Reference Library. Association (secretary since 1982), Elgin Symphony League (vice president since 1987), Suzuki Plus (fundraising chair since 1995).

Connections

Married Daniel Henry Maki, August 29, 1981. 1 child, Colin Philip.

father:
Meryl Dwight Miller

mother:
Mary Ann (Boutwell) Miller

spouse:
Daniel Henry Maki

child:
Colin Philip Maki