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Naoma Beers Knight

librarian

Naoma Beers Knight was American librarian.

Background

Knight, Naoma Beers was born on July 9, 1910 in Hilo, Hawaii, United States. Daughter of William Henry and Maude Olive (Hansen) Beers.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Library Science, University Washington, 1932. Postgrad, University Hawaii, 1936. Postgrad, San Jose State College, 1968.

Career

Library. elementary and intermediate schools, Hilo, Honokaa, 1932—1933, 1937—1940.

Membership

Volunteer library Hilo Memorial Hospital, 1940—1941, Benicia Public Library., California, 1944, Hawaii County Library., Hilo, 1945—1946. School and circulation library, assistant county library Redwood City, California, 1947—1956. District library Menlo Park City School District, 1956—1975.

Substitute library Hawaii Department Education, Hilo, since 1975. Library Lyman Memorial Museum, 1976—1982. Member of American Library Association, Volcano Art Center, Hawaii Library.

Association, American Association Retired Persons, National Retired Teachers Association, Hilo Womens, Order Eastern Star.

Connections

Married Wiley Wheeler Knight, July 8, 1939 (deceased January 1981). Children: Philip, Ione, Wiley.

father:
William Henry Beers

mother:
Maude Olive (Hansen) Beers

spouse:
Wiley Wheeler Knight

children:
Philip Knight

Ione Knight

Wiley Knight