Barb Reid's first overseas teaching position was in Singapore in 2005. Barb was born in New Zealand and qualifed and worked as a librarian in Australia for many years. Barbara now works in Malaysia.
Barbara is the Primary School Teacher-Librarian at The Alice Smith School, a large well-established school in Kuala Lumpur.
Barb has been on the organising committees of several regional conferences including SLAQ 2004 (Gold Coast) Hands on Literacy (Singapore) and Librarian’s Knowledge Sharing (Kuala Lumpur). She is active in her local network and assisted in the development of The Red Dot book awards and Readers Cup competitions in Singapore.