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Linda K. Shaw Edit Profile

Librarian , Municipal official

Linda K. Shaw, American municipal official, librarian. Otho Peare Fairfield scholar, 1978, Estelle Ray Reid scholar, 1979; recipient Studs Terkel award Illinois Humanities Council, 2000.

Background

Shaw, Linda K. was born on May 22, 1957 in Normal, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Jesse Malcomb and Edith Ann (Burgess) Pride.

Education

Bachelor, Lawrence University, 1979. Master of Science summa cum laude, University Illinois, 1980.

Career

Young people's librarian Freeport (Illinois) Public Library., 1980-1986. Children's services supervisor Champaign (Illinois) Public Library., 1987-1989. Library director Rochester (Illinois) Public Library., from 1992.

Village manager Village of Rochester, from 1996.

Membership

President DRA Users Group governor board, since 2000, Rolling Prairie Library. Systems, Decatur, Illinois, since 1998. Member American Library Association, Illinois Library.

Association (director-at-large public library section 1983-1986, vice president youth services section 1988-1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, pets, cooking.

Connections

Married James M. Shaw, May 27, 1989. 1 child, Kelsey E.

father:
Jesse Malcomb Pride

mother:
Edith Ann (Burgess) Pride

spouse:
James M. Shaw

child:
Kelsey E. Shaw