Deb Cogan has worked as a professional librarian for more than twenty years. She graduated from Kent State University with a Master’s degree in Library Science. One of her first positions was working as the Resource Sharing Coordinator for a regional library system in Northeast Ohio. In that role she was a project manager and she also trained more than 500 librarians in the use of the Internet for a state project. In another position, as a librarian for a vocational high school, she won a best practice award for a grant project that helped to foster creativity and literacy for at-risk adolescents. In addition to being a librarian, she is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and a Certified Craniosacral Therapist. Deb has been a student of nutrition and the healing arts for most of her life. She maintains a small private practice in which she treats children, teens and adolescents with a wide range of health conditions. Deb also holds an undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University in Religious Studies and an Associate in Science degree from the State College of Florida in Occupational Therapy Assisting. She has been practicing Chen Style T’ai Chi for the past twenty years. Deb lives in West Bradenton with her mother and three cats.