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Patricia Ann Carleton

librarian

Patricia Ann Carleton, American librarian. Fundraiser Wellness Comty. St. Louis, 2002; member Coretta Scott King Award Taskforce, since 2004; Member of American Library Association, Library Association Service for Children (member Newbery Award committee 2003).

Background

Carleton, Patricia Ann was born on October 30, 1952 in Long Beach, California, United States. Daughter of Russell and Alice (Spencer) Carleton.

Education

Associate of Arts in Child Development, Santa Rosa Junior College, California, 1975. Bachelor in Liberal Studies, California State University, Sacramento, 1985. Master of Science in Library.

Science, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1989.

Career

Provider family day care, Roseville, 1979—1983. Library assistant Roseville Public Library., 1983—1987. Assistant manager Carpenter branch St. Louis Public Library., 1989—1991, manager Divoll branch, 1991—1993, manager central youth services outreach progs, 1994—2000, associate director youth services, 2000—2004, director youth services, since 2004.

Member advisory board Lerner Books, Minneapolis, 2005—2006. Member Coretta Scott King Award Jury, 2002—2003, American Library Association, American Library. Service Children, Sibert Award Committee, 2007.

Works

  • Author: (monthly column) Savvy Family Magazine, since 2004.

Membership

Fundraiser Wellness Comty. St. Louis, 2002; member Coretta Scott King Award Taskforce, since 2004. Member of American Library Association, Library Association Service for Children (member Newbery Award committee 2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Interior decorating, antiques, gardening.

Connections

Children: Daniel Elliot Shown, Spencer Maxwell.