Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

About the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award
The award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of librarians for their efforts to improve the lives of people in their community.

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2013 Winner(s)

Covington Branch of the Kenton County Public Library, Covington, Ky.

“makes all members of our community feel welcomed and respected in our library”


Shahla Bahavar

USC Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.

Made a transformative contribution to the the student learning environment


Holly L. Camino

Buckeye Library, Medina County District Library, Medina, Ohio

Brought together staff and community stakeholders to create a fun and nurturing after-school environment for teens


Charlotte Carr Vlasis

Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts, Chattanooga, Tenn.

“makes my lesson dreams come to life”


Kathleen Ellison

Sonoji Sakai Intermediate School, Bainbridge Island, Wash.

“Essential is exactly the word that defines our librarian."


Harold M. Forbes

West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Library, Morgantown, W. Va.

“opened the minds and hearts of thousands of students to the wonders of rare books and special collections”


Caroline "Xiaofang" Han

Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland, Ohio

“the bridge between us, American society,  culture and the world”


Jennifer Jamison

Atlantic City High School, Atlantic City, N.J.

“made the library a place where students want to be whenever they have a spare moment”


Julie Kane

Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Va.

“a campus leader in incorporating digital learning initiatives into our academic program”


Molly E.K. Ledermann

Missoula Public Library, Missoula, Mont.

“brings tremendous creativity and a spirit of collaboration and fun”