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Loanne Snavely, American library director. Recipient University Libraries award, Pennsylvania State University Libraries, 2004.


Snavely, Loanne was born on October 2, 1950 in Waterloo, Iowa, United States. Daughter of John Ernest and Lois Mow Snavely.


Bachelor of Science, Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, 1972. Master in Librarianship, Emory University, 1975. Master of Science in Teaching, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1978.


Reference library Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1975—1987. Associate professor Bloomsburg (Pennsylvania) University, 1988—1992. Head arts library Pennsylvania State University Libraries, University Park, 1992—1997, acting head arts and humanities library, 1997—1999, head instructional programs, since 1999.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Designs for Active Learning: A Sourcebook of Classroom Strategies for Information Education. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Head environmental education programming Pennsylvania Valley Conservation Association, Aaronsburg, 2001—2006. Member of American Library Association/Association College and Research Libraries (chair instruction section 1996-1997, institute information literacy, chair 2003-2005, Professional Liaison award 1992, Miriam Dudley Instruction Library. award 2003), Pennsylvania Library. Association (executive board 1984-1985), Art Libraries Society North America (column editor 1995-1996).


Married Gary Gyekis, April 1, 1979. Children: Joseph Gyekis, Elody Gyekis.

John Ernest

Lois Mow Snavely

Gary Gyekis

Joseph Gyekis Snavely

Elody Gyekis Snavely