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Library administrator

Richard Thomas Sweeney, American library administrator. Member American Library Association, Ohio Library Association, Metropolitan Library Directors of Ohio, Franklin County Library Directors Clubs: Rotary (Columbus), Serra (Columbus).

Background

Sweeney, Richard Thomas was born on January 22, 1946 in Atlantic City. Son of Harry A. and Margaret (McArdle) Sweeney.

Education

Bachelor in Humanities, Villanova University, 1967. Master of Arts in Librarianship, Glassboro State College, 1970. Master of Library Science in Library and Information Science, Drexel University, 1972.

Career

Teacher Holy Spirit High School, Absecon, New Jersey, 1967-1969. Librarian Central Junior High, Atlantic City, 1969-1970. Member faculty Glassboro State College Graduate School Library Science, 1973-1974.

Director Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1971-1976, Genesee County (Michigan) Library, 1976-1979. Executive director Public Library of Columbus and Franklin, Ohio, since 1979. Member Columbus Area Cable television Advisory Board.

Membership

Member American Library Association, Ohio Library Association, Metropolitan Library Directors of Ohio, Franklin County Library Directors Clubs: Rotary (Columbus), Serra (Columbus).

Connections

Married Virginia Beschen, August 26, 1967. Children– Meghan, Moira, Thomas, Maureen.

father:
Harry A. Sweeney

mother:
Margaret (McArdle) Sweeney

spouse:
Virginia Beschen

child:
Moira Sweeney

child:
Thomas Sweeney

child:
Meghan Sweeney

child:
Maureen Sweeney