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Mona Rae Bays, American librarian. Named Best Boss in Central Illinois Decatur Herald and Review, 1987, Young Careerist Business and Professional Women's Association, 1978. Elder, board directors First Christian Church of Mattoon. Member American Library Association, American Business Women's Association (Woman of Year Mattoon chapter 1980, 95, Pegtown chapter 1999), Women of the Moose, Illinois Library. Association.

Background

Bays, Mona Rae was born on June 16, 1950 in Mattoon, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Alburn Marion and Doris Madeline Reynolds Grafton.

Education

Bachelor in English, Eastern Illinois University, 1972. Master of Arts in Librarianship, University Denver, 1973.

Career

Youth library Mattoon (Illinois) Public Library., 1973-1975, cataloger, 1975-1976, library, 1976-1994, director, 1994—2002. Co-owner Bays Services, since 1999.

Membership

Elder, board directors First Christian Church of Mattoon. Member American Library Association, American Business Women's Association (Woman of Year Mattoon chapter 1980, 95, Pegtown chapter 1999), Women of the Moose, Illinois Library. Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, travel.

Connections

Married Michael Allan Bays, March 20, 1999. Children: Brent Allan, Clinton Andrew.

father:
Alburn Marion

mother:
Doris Madeline Reynolds Grafton

spouse:
Michael Allan Bays

child:
Clinton Andrew Bays

child:
Brent Allan Bays