Highsmith Library Innovation Award

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About the Highsmith Library Innovation Award
The Highsmith Library Innovation Award recognizes a public library's innovative and creative service program to the community. Any innovative, cutting-edge program, activity or service will be considered. Has your library developed a dynamic solution to a problem? Have you been able to reach a special population through a unique program? Has your special marketing campaign brought dramatic, measurable results? If so, you're eligible to apply.  The winner of this award will receive a check in the amount of $2,000 and a plaque from Highsmith, Inc.

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2012 Winner(s)

San Diego County (Calif.) Public Library

for its efforts with partner Housing Opportunities Collaborative (HOC) to provide Foreclosure Prevention HOME Clinics, reaching 2,912 attendees and offering an assumed market value of $2,446,500 of free consulting services