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consultant , library director

Katherine J. Spurgeon, American library director, consultant. Certified I Indiana State Library. Recipient Outstanding Contribution award Westfield Sesquicentenniel, 1984; named Young Profl of Year, Business and Professional Women, Greenwood, Indiana, 1976.

Background

Spurgeon, Katherine J. was born on September 29, 1948 in Williamsport, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Elbert Glenn and Jane Elizabeth (Wilber) Odle.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, 1970. Master of Library Science, University Kentucky, 1971.

Career

Library director, Greenwood (Indiana) Public Library., 1971-1979;bookstore manager, Chapman Booksellers, Carmel, Indiana, 1980-1982;library consultant, Hamilton County Libraries, Indiana, 1982;library director, Westfield (Indiana) Publ Library., since 1982;library consultant, private practice, Westfield, since 1995. Board directors Control Indiana ALSA, Indianapolis, 1973-1995, Indiana Visual Network, since 1986, Indiana Cooperative Local Search Association, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Certified I Indiana State Library.

Membership

President Business and Professional Women, Greenwood, Indiana, 1975-1979. Member American Library Association, Indiana Visual Network (president 1996), Main St. Productons Westfield (secretary since 1993), Westfield Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1993, president 1995-1996), Indiana Library. Federation (District IV officer since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, needlework.

Connections

Married David Wells Spurgeon, February 13, 1977.

father:
Elbert Glenn Odle

mother:
Jane Elizabeth (Wilber) Odle

spouse:
David Wells Spurgeon