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Librarian

Loida Garcia-Febo, librarian. Named a Movers & Shaker, Library. Journal, 2007; named an Outstanding Woman, ImpreMedia/El Diario La Prensa, 2007; recipient Library. Luminary award, Queens Library., 2004.

Education

Bachelor in Business Education, University Puerto Rico, 1996. Master of Library and Information Science, University Puerto Rico, 1999.

Career

Library., blind and disabled library service unit Jose M. Lazaro Library., University Puerto Rico, 2000. Manager Spanish language collections and cultural arts Queens Library., Jamaica, New York, 2000—2005, assistant coordinator special services, since 2006. Spokesperson pictured on New York City buses and bus stops Queens Library.

Faces Campaign, 2006—2009.

Membership

Member of American Library Association (chair Intellectual Freedom Round Table since 2010, Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change award 2010), Association Caribbean University, Research & Institutional Libraries, National Association Promote Library. & Information Services to Latinos & Spanish Speaking (REFORMA) (past president), International Federation Library. Associations & Institutions (secretary Free Access to Information & Freedom of Expression Committee).