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    Carolyn Caywood has been a librarian since 1972 when she graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She came to Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1979 to be the Youth Services Coordinator. In 1984, she began managing Bayside Area Library and in 2000 also took on the NLS subregional, Special Services Library. She was honored by the New York Times as a Librarian of the Year in 2004. Her professional interests are intellectual freedom, civic engagement, emerging technologies, and library service to young people and to a diverse public including persons with disabilities. She retired at the end of 2010.


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    2013 ALA Annual Meeting