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Judy Atterholt

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Biography

Born and raised in Arizona, Judy Atterholt joined Harker’s lower school campus in 2015 as a librarian, working in information literacy for grades 1, 3 and 4.

Ms. Atterholt is the former adult literacy coordinator of the Mountain View Public Library and former library specialist for the Castro Elementary School in Mountain View. She completed a graduate fellowship at Stanford University and held a Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship in Germany.

Married with a son, daughter and “two cats who sometimes get along,” she shared that she is an enthusiastic cook and baker who enjoys hiking and bicycling. “As a librarian, my philosophy is to help kids fall in love with reading, whether that's by reading ‘Captain Underpants’ or ‘Anne of Green Gables.’ My favorite moments as a librarian are seeing children's eyes light up when I put a longed-for book into their hands!” she adds.

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School Email
(Primary)
School Phone
408-553-0554
Location(s)
Bucknall Campus
Title(s)
Librarian, Lower School
Department(s)
Library

Education

Degree(s)
B.A. History and German, Linfield College
Ph.D. German Studies and Humanities, Stanford University
M.A. Library & Information Science, San Jose State University
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