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Barbara Easton Bent ’30

Barbara Easton Bent ’30, May 19, 2000, in Palo Alto, California. She earned a master’s in library science from the University of California—Berkeley in 1932. During her career she was a children’s librarian for 20 years in California, New York City, and Long Island; a reference librarian at San Jose State University; and assistant county librarian for San Mateo County, where she retired in 1970. In retirement, she volunteered for the Children’s Hospital, Common Cause, and the Community Art Center, and she also enjoyed gardening and traveling.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2000

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