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Patricia Lea Harris, American librarian.


Harris, Patricia Lea was born on October 2, 1952 in Hanau, Federal Republic Germany. Came to the United States, 1954. Daughter of Harvey J. and Laurielea A. (Huth) Harris.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Wright State University, 1973. Master of Library Science, Louisiana State University, 1975.


Reference library, Greene County District Library., Xenia, Ohio., 1975-1978;branch head, Greene County District Library., Fairborn, Ohio., 1978-1979;development consultant, State Library. of Ohio, Columbus, 1979-1983;public library consultant, Louisiana State Library., Baton Rouge, 1983-1984;assistant director for development, Virginia State Library., Richmond, 1984-1987;state library, North Dakota State Library., Bismarck, 1987-1991;director, Alabama Public Library. Svc., Montgomery, since 1992. Secretary Ohio Council of Information and Referral Providers, 1976-1979.


Member Citizens Advisory Council on Adult Basic Education, Bismarck, 1988-1990, Western Council State Libraries, 1987-1991. Board directors North Dakota Coalition on Adult Literacy, 1987-1989. Member North Dakota History Records Advisory Board, Bismarck, 1987-1991.

Member, chief officer State Library. Agencies, since 1987. Member American Library Association, Southeast Library.

Association, Alabama Library. Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, swimming, photography.


Harvey J. Harris

Laurielea A. (Huth) Harris