Hazel Hume

Hazel Hume

Fellow 1982

Taken from Kosa, G.A. (Ed.). 1984. Biographical Dictionary of Australian Librarians p107-108:

Hume Hazel (Foott) ALAA. Childrens librarian Blacktown Municipal Library NSW. Born 2 May 1925 Wyong, N.S.W., Daughter of William Robert and Annie Ethel (Walmsley) Foott.  Married Victor Archibald Hume, 2 daughters, 2 sons. Education: High School Gosford NSW, Registration Examination 1964.  Positions: Grafton City Library NSW librarian in charge 1945-48, Muswellbrook Regional Library NSW librarian in charge 1948, Goulburn City Library NSW chief librarian 1948-49, Manly Municipal Library NSW reference officer 1964-65, St Josephs College Library Hunters Hill NSW school librarian 1965-66, present 1966-.  Membership LAA Assoc (Childrens Library Section NSW Division secretary 1968-69, president 1972-74, Childrens Library section president 1976-77, NSW Branch Councillor 1970-73, Sydney Childrens Libraries Film Circuit, chairman 1973-, Childrens Book Council of NSW Judge for Book of Year Awards 1972-73.  Special interests: working with children and young adults, AV librarianship, childrens films.