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June Munro

b. June 20, 1921, Echo Bay, ON; d. May 15, 2010, Hamilton, ON


1939 Saulte Ste Marie Collegiate Institute
1961 BJ (Carleton University)
1962 BLS (University of Toronto)
1972 MLS (Uiversity of Toronto)


1941-1951 Head, Children’s Library Services, Saulte Ste Marie, Public Library
1951-1953 Children’s Librarian, London Public Library
1953-1956 Head, Children’s Library Services, Leaside Public Library
1956-1961 Assistant to the Executive Director and Publications Production Editor, Canadian Library Association
1961-1970 Supervisor, Extension Service and Education, Ontario Library Review, Ontario Provincia1 Library Service
1970-1972 Book Acquisition Advisor, College Bibliocentre, Toronto
1972-1973 Chief, Public Relations Division, National Lbrary of Canada
1973-1982 Director of Library Services, St. Catharines Public Library
1983 Sessional Lecturer, School of Librarianship, University of British Columbia


Munro, June (1962). The role of the library trustee. Ottawa: Canadian Library Association.
Munro, June (1968). “Library technician training in Ontario.” Ontario Library Review 52 (1): 2–6.
Munro, June (2000). “How I became a librarian: reflections of a library career.” Ex Libris News 27: 2–3.


Canadian Library Association
Ontario Library Association


Named Librarian of the Year, by the Ontario Library Trustees Association, 1971
Recipient, St. Catharines YWCA Award to Women In Business and Professional Category, 1986

Other areas of activity:

Member of Canadian Opera Company, National Ballet of Canada, Shaw Festival, Stratford Festival, Shaw Festifal Guild.
Recreations: dance, music theatre, clubs, Canadian Federation of University Women of St. Catharines


Toronto Globe and Mail, obituary, 18 May 2010

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