Paul Howard Award for Courage

About the Paul Howard Award for Courage
A bi-annual award consisting of $1,000 and a 24k gold-framed citation of achievement honoring a librarian, library board, library group, or an individual who has exhibited unusual courage for the benefit of library programs or services.
 
Courage is defined by the donor, Paul Howard, as:
 
"the quality of mind which enables one to face adversity, difficulty,
or danger with resolution and fortitude . . . it is that characteristic
which enables librarians to seek the achievement of goals in spite of all opposing forces."

Administered by:

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2009 Recipient(s)

Christine Lesinski

Chair of the board of trustees at the Kimball Public Library in Randolph, Vermont.


Amy Grasmick

Director of the Kimball Public Library in Randolph, Vermont.


Judith Flint

Youth librarian at Kimball Public Library in Randolph, Vermont.