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Starr Melanie Kirkland Edit Profile

librarian , writer

Starr Melanie Kirkland, American librarian, writer. Public Library New Jersey., 1977, School Media Specialist New Jersey., 1977, Secondary Education - English New Jersey., 1973. Member State Commission of Community Affairs, Camden, New Jersey, 1982—1985.

Background

Kirkland, Starr Melanie was born on October 29, 1947 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of David Thomas and Myrtle Celeste Watson.

Education

Associate of Arts, Philadelphia Community College, 1969—1971. Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1971—1973. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1975—1977.

Career

Head children's library Camden Free Public Library., New Jersey, 1977—1979. Circulation library Atlanta Metropolitan College, Atlanta, 1979—1981. High school library Katzenbach School for the Deaf, West Trenton, New Jersey, 1981—1985.

Riverfront State Prison New Jersey. Department of Corrections, Camden, 1985—1990. Director Glassboro Public Library., 1991—1995.

Library Lawnside School, 1995—1998, Tucson, Arizona Department of Corrections, 1998—2000. Program associate Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, 2000—2002. Children's library Pennsauken Free Public Library., New Jersey, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Public Library New Jersey., 1977, School Media Specialist New Jersey., 1977, Secondary Education - English New Jersey., 1973.

Membership

Member State Commission of Community Affairs, Camden, New Jersey, 1982—1985.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Choreography, dance, curriculum development, tutor.

Connections

1 child Atiya Jamila.

father:
David Thomas

mother:
Myrtle Celeste Watson

child:
Atiya Jamila Kirkland