Terry Ballard is celebrating 50 years of working in libraries in Arizona and New York. He graduated with an MEd in 1980 from Arizona State University and an MLS from the University of Arizona in 1989. He is the author of 50 Specialty Libraries of New York City, published in 2016 by Elsevier’s Chandos Publishing. He has written two previous books and more than 70 articles in library publications and has won three national awards for his writing. He is an adjunct Special Projects Librarian at the Gill Library of the College of New Rochelle.