Barbara Genco

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Visiting Associate Professor School of Information bgenco@pratt.edu (212) 647-7702 p (212) 367-2492 f Manhattan Campus, Manhattan 6TH FL

Education

B.A., Canisius College; M.L.S., Pratt Institute.

Biography

Brooklyn Public Library; currently a consultant for Library Journal. Former president of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALA); has served on the Caldecott, Newbery, Geisel, Sibert, Boston-Globe Horn Book, Arbuthnot Lecture, and Society of Illustrators juries. Served as an at-large elected member (6 years) of the ALA governing council; continues to review children’s books and has authored over a dozen articles for professional journals; has presented multiple papers at IFLA conferences in Durban SA, Rome and Milan IT; recipient, ALA/Public Library Association’s Allie Beth Martin Award.