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Valerie Jeanne Morehouse, American librarian. Certified professional librarian, Massachusetts. Recipient Capewide 1st prize for poetry Provincetown Association for Living Arts, 1972, Special Recognition award COSMEP, 1977, President' award for service to libraries North Dakota Library. Association, 1994.


Morehouse, Valerie Jeanne was born on January 30, 1947 in Taft, California, United States. Daughter of Gordon Stanley and Cloe Ozelle (Reed) Hogue.


Associate of Arts, Taft College, 1966. Bachelor of Arts in English, University California, Berkeley, 1968. Medical Science Liaison Society, Simmons Graduate School Library.

Science, 1977.


Assistant library director Plymouth (Massachusetts) Public Libraries, 1977—1982. Assistant executive director Southeastern Libraries Cooperative, Rochester, Minnesota, 1982—1984. Library automation consultant North Dakota State Library., Bismarck, 1984—1989.

District library media director Bismarck Public School District, 1989—1997. System administrator MARINet, San Rafael, California, 1997—2000. Library Temple Isaiah of Contra Costa County, Lafayette, since 2001.

Advisory panelist for literature Massachusetts Council on Arts and Humanities, Boston, 1980-1982.


  • Certified professional librarian, Massachusetts.


  • Other Work

    • Editor, writer Library. A Word to the Wise, 1995-1997. Author: Anthology: A Collection of Cape Cod Poets, 1974, Pleasanton Poetry, 2008.


Legislation chair, membership chair North Dakota Library. Association, 1987-1993. Member North Dakota Governor's Advisory Library.

Vision 2004 Committee, Bismarck, 1995-1996. Member Control Dakota Library. Network Board, Bismarck, since 1992.

Member American Library Association (chair publications committee 1985-1987, columnist, reviewer The Book List 1977-1979), California Library. Association, Beta Phi Museum.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, traveling.


Married Keith Herbert Morehouse, August 22, 1968 (divorced 1994). 1 child, Gordon.

Gordon Stanley Hogue

Cloe Ozelle (Reed) Hogue

Keith Herbert Morehouse

Gordon Morehouse