Library

April Earle

Associate Librarian Email Greenley Hall, Room 121
April Lynne Earle is a tenured member of the Library faculty at Greenley Library. In addition to her primary role as the cataloger, she provides reference service and information literacy instruction. She received both her Masters in Library Science and Master of Arts in Public History from St. John’s University; where she now teaches as an adjunct a course on genealogical sources & services in their Division of Library and Information Science

With over 30 years of genealogy research experience, her real joy is helping others discover their family histories and bringing to light the history of our College. She hopes her work helps people connect to the past in a more personal way through the stories of those who have gone before us.

Education

  • MLS, Division of Library and Information Science (Youth Services and Public Librarianship), St. John’s University, 2009 – Summa cum Laude
  • MA, Public History (Archival Studies and Oral History), St. John’s University, 2016 – Summa cum Laude

Publications

  • April L. Earle, My First Digital Exhibit: Mr Boller’s Scrapbook, Fwd: Museums, 1 2016, 77-87.
  • April L. Earle, Coming Home to Campus: A Celebration of Farmingdale State College's Class of 1919, The New York Researcher, 32(2).

Presentations

  • April Earle, Kathryn Freeman: Class of 1919, Our First Phenomenal Woman. Mary K. Peters: Our First Female Faculty Member, Presentation presented to the Kathryn Freeman Phenomenal Womyn’s Awards, Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY, on March 8, 2022.
  • April Earle, Memorial Oak Centennial Celebration, Presentation presented to the Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY, in-person and broadcast live virtually, on June 4, 2021.
  • April L. Earle, Kathryn Freeman: Class of 1919, Our First Phenomenal Woman. Claire M. Berg: Class of 1955. A Woman of Strength in Science, Presentation presented to the Kathryn Freeman Phenomenal Womyn’s Awards, Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY, on March 10, 2020.
  • April L. Earle, Centennial Lecture: Finding the Class of 1919, Presentation presented to the Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY, on April 30, 2019.
  • April L. Earle, “Truthiness, Alternate Facts, Sketchy Provenance: Teaching With Primary Documents.” Panel accepted at the New York Archives Conference (NYAC), Utica College, Utica, NY on June 9, 2017.
  • April L. Earle, “My First Digital Exhibit: Mr. Boller's Scrapbook.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Scholarship, Farmingdale State College on November 10, 2016.
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