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Thursday, December 24, 2009

2009 I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony


2009 I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony
December 21st, 2009 by Greg; Photos now available on Flickr

The 2009 I Love My Librarian Awards recognized 10 librarians who are making a difference in their communities in a December 3 ceremony. The award is sponsored by Carnegie Corporation of New York and the New York Times...

What should users expect in a great library? The 10 winners of the 2009 I Love My Librarian award share their perspectives on what users deserve, and how they've worked to achieve it.

When: Wed Dec 23, 2009 – Mon Jan 18, 2010
Where: AL Focus Video Village on ALA Island ...[source]
Winners of the I Love My Librarian award were selected by more than 3,200 library users from academic, public and school libraries nationwide. The 2009 award recipients are:

Sol A. Gómez
Branch Manager, Librarian II
Pima County Public Library, Sam Lena-South Tucson Branch
Tucson, Ariz.

Laura Grunwerg
Director of Youth and Young Adult Services
River Edge Public Library
River Edge, N.J.

Lucy Hansen
Lead Librarian
South Texas Independent School District, Biblioteca Las Américas
Mercedes, Texas

Alice K. Juda
Reference Librarian
U.S. Naval War College
Newport, R.I.

Karen E. Martines
Public Administration Library Department Head
Cleveland Public Library
Cleveland, Ohio

Dwight McInvaill
Director
Georgetown County Library
Georgetown, S.C.

Séamus Ó’Scanláin (Scanlon)
Librarian and Assistant Professor
Center for Worker Education Library (The City College of New York)
New York, N.Y.

Dana Thomas
Media Specialist
Cypress Lake Middle School
Fort Myers, Fla.

Carolyn Wheeler
Media Specialist
Conant Elementary School
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Rochester Hills Public Library
Youth Services Librarian
Rochester, Mich.

Oceana Wilson
Director of Library and Information Services
Crossett Library, Bennington College
Bennington, Vt. ... [source: ALA Public Information Office]

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