Lynn Whitehouse is an independent consultant and adjunct professor at San Diego City College. Until June, 2009, she was the supervisor of the History/Information and Interlibrary Loan Sections of the San Diego Public Library.
Involved with adult programming in libraries for 12 years, Lynn is the recipient of numerous awards:
- 2009 CATE (California Association of Teachers of English) Award of Merit in recognition of her leadership of the One Book, One San Diego initiative
- California Library Association's Award for Excellence as a Public Librarian in 2006
- Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award in 2005
- Kyle Counts award from the San Diego Film Critics for her film program at SDPL in 2009
She has received and managed grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Science Foundation, National Video Resources, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Albertson's, Civic Collaborative of UCSD., the Smithsonian Institution, Modern Poetry Association, American Library Association, the California State Library, and the California Council for the Humanities. Lynn also served on a grant review panel for the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Public Programs.