Romaine Ahlstrom, class of 1962

Born in New York City, Romaine Ahlstrom spent much of her childhood moving from place to place. After graduating from high school in Portland, Connecticut, she began her pursuit of an A.B. in English at Pembroke College. Upon graduating in 1962, she moved to Los Angeles and, after the birth of her son, she decided to go to library school. She spent a long career working for the Los Angeles Public Library in several different positions, including Development Manager of rare books and special collections.