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Patrick Fredrick Nevins, American librarian. Recipient Community Service award Illinois Association Park district and Illinois Park and Recreation Association, 1993, 2004, Thomas R. Jones Humanitarian award, 2005.


Nevins, Patrick Fredrick was born on January 21, 1950 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of George Howard and Mary Jane Nevins.


Bachelor, University Illinois, Chicago, 1972. Master of Arts in Library. Science, Rosary College, River Forest, Illinois, 1976.


Library. student assistant University Illinois, Chicago, 1969-1972, mathematics library supervisor, 1972-1976. Library technical assistant Northeastern Illinois University, 1972. Head library Markham Public Library., 1976-1978, Grande Prairie Public Library., Hazel Crest, 1978-1979, Richton Park Public Library., since 1980.

Advisory committee representative Suburban Library. Systems, Burr Ridge, Illinois, 1984, 97-99. Building consultant Homewood Public Library., Illinois, 1997.

Representative Swan Council, since 2003.


Leisure services committee member Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, Illinois, 1989-1992, 93-96, park commissioner, since 1997, vice president, 1999-2002, president, 2002-2006. Softball and baseball coach Homewood Baseball, Illinois, 1990-1997. Volunteer Cancer Support Center, Homewood, since 1997, board member, 2001-2003. community volunteer, since 2003.

Co-chair Walk for Hope since 2002. Member American Library Association, Illinois Library. Association, Illinois Association Park district.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, basketball, storytelling.


Married Barbara Ann Borowski, July 30, 1977. Children: Kimberly J., Timothy P.

George Howard

Mary Jane Nevins

Barbara Ann Borowski

Kimberly J. Nevins

Timothy P. Nevins