|Volume 11 Number 2, Summer 2000|
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Treasures of the Library
In this installment of a continuing series of articles on the Librarys treasures, our focus is on Robert Wegodsky, Senior Librarian, a staff member for more than nine years.
As most patrons visiting the Main Library will note, he is a mainstay behind the Book Information Desk. Whether its the location of a specific service or a particular book, Bob will offeras one patron wrotehis generous assistance and warm personality. And when it comes to conducting Library tours, another patron wrote these words of thanks: We are grateful for meeting an individual with your enthusiasm, love of knowledge and talent for providing information in such an entertaining manner. Entertaining he is, and a fine ambassador for the Library.
Prior to joining us, Bob was a Reference Librarian at the Jersey City Public Library. He also spent thirty-eight years in the Jersey City Public Schools, mainly as a teacher/therapist for hearing-impaired students.
Bob holds a BA degree from the University of Oklahoma, an MA from Columbia Universityhes especially proud that his diploma bears the signature of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was then president of Columbiaand earned his Masters degree in Library Science from Rutgers. He received several National Science Fellowships for study at numerous colleges and universities, and he earned a variety of teaching certifications issued by the State of New Jersey.
He fondly remembers the time when a patron who wanted the John Steinbeck novel, The Grapes of Wrath, asked for a book on apes.
The Second Century
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