Yakima Valley Regional Libraries Plath Forum - 1989, tape 1B.

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Final half of a talk by Liz Stroup entitled A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Library. Liz Stroup was head of Seattle Public Library from 1988 to 1996. Her abrupt and enigmatic departure as the popular director of Seattle Public Library elicited a critical editorial and led patrons to publicly call for the resignation of the entire library board. She also worked as assistant director North Center Regional Library., Wenatchee, Washington, 1966-1969, as a Reference specialist for the Congressional Reference division Library. of Congress, Washington, 1970-1971, head national collections Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 1971-1973, chief Congressional Reference division, 1973-1978, and their director of general reference, 1978-1988. She worked as the Executive director of Washington Literacy, Seattle, 1996-1999. As a Reference coordinator Timberland Regional Library., Olympia, Washington, since 1999. Stroup worked as a Consultant for the United States Information Service, Indonesia, February 1987. President of the reference and adult services division of ALA 1986-1987, division board 1985-1988), Washington Library Association, District of Columbia Library Association (board of directors 1975-1976), She was also the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award given by the University of Washington in 1989.
Originally recorded on cassette tape, the audio has also been transferred to wav and mp3 formats. 11 minutes and 26 seconds.
Speeches, Audio file, Yakima Regional Libraries