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Nancy Lee Menaldi-Scanlan, American librarian. Certified teacher elementary, speech, school librarian. Recipient Town Hall Players award, Kent State University, 1972. Board directors Thurmond Library, Sewanee,, Tennessee, 1982—1983; Member of Rhode Island Library Association, Southeastern Theatre Association, American Theatre Association, American Library Association.

Background

Menaldi-Scanlan, Nancy Lee was born on March 20, 1950 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Arthur Felix and Evelyn Florence (Chiody) Menaldi.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts summa cum laude, Kent State University, 1972. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1973. Master of Science, Simmons College, 1979.

Postgraduate, New York University, London, 1982.

Career

Child drama teacher Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1973—1974. Fine arts teacher St. James School, Arlington, Massachusetts, 1976—1978. Children's librarian Lexington Public Library (Kentucky), 1979—1980.

Director public arts programs University Kentucky, Lexington, 1980—1981. Librarian/teacher St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, St. Andrews, Tennessee, 1981—1983. Children's librarian Providence Public Library, since 1983.

Juvenile, young adult reviewer, since 1983. Library assistant Melrose Public Library (Massachusetts), 1978—1979. Director Puppet Playhouse, Youngstown, Ohio, 1968—1972, Lexington, 1979—1981, Providence, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher elementary, speech, school librarian.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles various professional journals.

Membership

Board directors Thurmond Library, Sewanee,, Tennessee, 1982—1983. Member of Rhode Island Library Association, Southeastern Theatre Association, American Theatre Association, American Library Association.

Connections

Married Michael Joseph Scanlan, August 21, 1976.

father:
Arthur Felix Menaldi

mother:
Evelyn Florence (Chiody) Menaldi

spouse:
Michael Joseph Scanlan