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Library information specialist

Mary Poston Watkins, American library information specialist. Recipient Outstanding Literacy award American Library Association, Delaware County Outstanding Service to Young People award, President award for creative use of technology Century Communication Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, GTE Pioneering Partner, Indiana Outstanding Library. award, 1996; Ball Foundation grantee; Eli Lilly grantee.

Background

Watkins, Mary Poston was born on August 6, 1950 in Wabash, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Bob E. and April C. (Ogle) Poston.

Education

Bachelor, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1972; Master of Library Science, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1975.

Career

Library information specialist, Mount Pleasant Community Schools, Yorktown, Indiana. President, creative consultant Maru Poston-Watkins. Workshop leader, humorist, professor research, professional storyteller, writer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Founder library Indiana Ronald McDonald House. Director development Life, Love and Laughter at Ball Memorial Hospital. Member American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers (Ester Burrin award), IASL.

Connections

Married Dan A. Watkins. Children: Bari, Ben, Mike, Joshua.

father:
Bob E. Poston

mother:
April C. (Ogle) Poston

spouse:
Dan A. Watkins

child:
Joshua Watkins

child:
Ben Watkins

child:
Bari Watkins

child:
Mike Watkins