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Bewley, Lois M.
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Dates of existence
Lois Bewley was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, in 1927 and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia in 1947. She then went on to study library science, graduating from the University of Toronto with a BLS (1949) and later from the University of Illinois with an MSLS (1966). After working as a librarian and lecturing in the field, Bewley joined the School of Librarianship at UBC in 1969. She worked extensively in various professional associations, including the British Columbia Library Association and the Canadian Library Association. She was involved on numerous committees and panels in British Columbia and the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Interested in legislation affecting the financing and structure of public libraries in general, Bewley was active in the 1970s in the Library Development Commission, which sought to restructure public libraries in British Columbia.
Functions, occupations and activities
Librarian and lecturer.