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Librarian , writer

Virginia Van Wynen Baeckler, American librarian, writer. Recipient Librarian award, New York Times, 2006. Member National Science Teachers Association, Alliance for Arts and Education, American Library Association, Educational Media Association (lobbyist).

Background

Baeckler, Virginia Van Wynen was born on June 18, 1942 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Kenneth Gregg and Esther Grace (Thompson) Van Wynen.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell University, 1964. Master of Arts, Cornell University, 1967. Postgraduate, Moscow State University, 1967—1969.

Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1972.

Career

Head Slavic acquisitions Princeton University Library, 1969—1971. Head Mercer County Library, Ewing, New Jersey, 1972—1975. Director Sources, Hopewell, since 1975, Plainsboro Public Library., since 1991.

Volunteer, teacher Young Women’s Christian Association of Princeton, New Jersey, 1979.

Membership

Member National Science Teachers Association, Alliance for Arts and Education, American Library Association, Educational Media Association (lobbyist).

Connections

Married William W. Baeckler, April 9, 1971. Children: Gregg William, Sarah Angela.

father:
Kenneth Gregg Wynen

mother:
Esther Grace (Thompson) Van Wynen

spouse:
William W. Baeckler

children:
Sarah Angela Baeckler

Gregg William Baeckler