Winners of the John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

2012

The Arlington (Texas) Public Library created “Become a Part of Our Story: Volunteer!” – built around clear, clever, creative job descriptions, turning each position into a character, such as “Book Doctor,” “Heritage Sleuth” and “Library Secret Shopper,” with a charming graphic design to reinforce the fresh approach. This campaign brought 365 volunteers to orientation sessions and increased volunteer hours 112 percent.

Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Public Library rebranding campaign led up to the rebuilding of the main downtown library, which was devastated in the flood of 2008. The CRPL turned this tragedy into an opportunity, inviting the community to broaden its expectations of a great library and recognize the tremendous library experience available today. The campaign saw a 36 percent increase in library cards issued, a 54 percent increase in program participation and a 44 percent increase in unique website visitors.

Contra Costa (Calif.) Public Library’s “Snap & Go,” campaign used QR codes to deliver library materials and services to customers with mobile phones. Usage of the Library’s mobile site bumped up 11 percent during the first month of the campaign and awareness led to a sustained increase in usage of 16 percent.

The Cleve J. Fredricksen Library in Camp Hill, Pa., for “Bee Local @ Fredricksen Library: A Honey and Local Foods Festival,” a unique and hugely successful program designed to create collaborative relationships with local organizations and to target marketing of the library and festival to non-users. The festival showcased the library as an inviting community center, increasing awareness of resources and collections.

King County (Wash.) Library System created “Take Time to READ,” a reading initiative and community relations campaign to focus attention on the value of reading for pleasure. The campaign was an outstanding success. Regional transit reached 95.6 percent saturation, Facebook advertising yielded more than 4 million impressions and KCLS social media buzz topped more than 550 public and patron Twitter posts about books and reading.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) created the “moving knowledge” campaign to convey updated space and resources and improve outreach efforts. The space redesign transformed the library from a “bland government” look to a warm and inviting environment. The eye-catching marketing campaign succeeded in bringing in new MnDOT users from throughout the state. The Grand Reopening Event drew 65 percent more attendees than the last Open House, and daily visits to the library increased 1000 percent.

The First Regional Library System’s Emily Jones Pointer Library in Como, Miss. became the place for regional blues music by enlisting community teens to record the true-life stories of local residents. Funded through a $15,000 LSTA grant, this small town built up their music resources for visiting tourists on the Mississippi Blues Trail while building community pride and partnerships.

Students and faculty at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah have gotten a clue about the library craft of information orienteering with “Get in the Game,” an interactive, multimedia experience that mixes classic games with modern trends, role-play with research, to make a visit to the library memorable meaningful, and fun. As an orientation to the library, the project reported a 90 percent success rate in increasing students’ comfort and confidence in visiting the library.

2011

Loudoun County Public Library, Leesburg, VA for “Try Poetry” – a year of building community through the borderless conversation of poetry. The program developed a long partnership with the public school system, created a unique relationship with the juvenile detention center and offered a variety of captivating presentations to the community. Extensive media coverage in the Washington Post and other outlets, as well as highly respected authors, poets and actors helped to inform and excite all ages of the community.

Anythink Libraries of Adams County, CO built a “library of the future” responding to a voter approved funding increase. A new customer service philosophy and branding increased population awareness and use in all areas, including a 42% increase in cardholders and 66% increase in visitors. The distinct Anythink name and orange swirl has become a nationally recognized signature for the library.

The University of California Santa Cruz Library for its hugely successful campaign surrounding its acquisition of the Grateful Dead archives. In addition to coverage in many national newspapers and magazines from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone, the library’s Facebook page for this archive has over 48,000 friends – second only to the Grateful Dead’s own web page – and they have received $1.5 million in donations.

The Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton, Alberta, for “Rebranding the Edmonton Public Library,” a masterful blending of the work of professional designers and library staff that let each do what they do best. The simple, stylish logo and the slogan “Spread the words” were taken by library staff and customers and used in a guerilla marketing strategy that was impossible to ignore and hard to resist. The success of this campaign was built on a strong foundation of shared values, clear assessment, strategic marketing, and a committed and enthusiastic library staff. The result was a colorful, adaptable, effective campaign that also happens to be a lot of fun.

Worthington Libraries, Worthington, Ohio for “Find Yourself Here” rebranding campaign, a unique, informative and fun way to position the library as an information source and inviting destination. Beginning with staff communications guidelines and expanding to service provision, the library was positioned as a place where everyone belongs and is accepted. The net result was a 35% increase in online homework usage and a 36% increase in the circulation of downloadable books.

 

2009

 

Milner Library at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill., for HonoringIllinoisStateUniversity’s First Librarian Angeline ‘Ange’ Vernon Milner.” This extensive public awareness campaign brought new life to a legendary library ghost on the 150th anniversary of her birth. A public relations effort refocused local perception, transforming the legend of a very real leader in the library profession from a campus ghost haunting the collections to the groundbreaking professional and scholar she was.

 

Ocean County Library, TomsRiver, N.J., for “Hurricane Katrina--Partners in Caring.” In immediate response to the devastation, Ocean County Library raised more than $120,000 in cash to help restore services and established a lifelong bond with the Hancock County Library in Mississippi. Using a variety of creative methods and an aggressive public relations campaign, OceanCounty’s initiative and outreach brought staff of both libraries and the two shore communities together to make a difference. 

 

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries in Harrisburg, Penn., for Pennsylvania: One Book, Every One Child,” a comprehensive statewide campaign to reach 560,000 preschool children, provided stimulating literacy experiences and encouraged lifelong learning. The program donated the charming book “Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse,” to 641 public libraries and 15,000 early care and education programs. Additional supporting resources included author visits, a museum trunk, print materials and a resource Web site.

           

The Wyoming State Library in Cheyenne, Wyo., for their statewide campaign, “Wyoming Libraries: Bringing the World to Wyoming,” involving every library in the state. This highly creative and visually expressive public awareness campaign combines images of Wyoming lore and cowboy culture with global literary and travel icons: a windmill atop the EiffelTower fills a watering trough for grazing cattle – raising the profile of the library to statewide administrators and lonesome cowboys, as well.

 

2007

Charleston County Public Library (Charleston, S.C.), for its innovative project, “Remembering the Cooper River Bridges,” an aggressive public relations effort with local media partnerships, which dramatically increased the public’s awareness of the significance of Charleston’s bridges, and raised the library’s public profile with nearly $800,000 in free news coverage.

The James B. Duke Library —FurmanUniversity (Greenville, S.C.), for “ICU: Life in the Library” and “Year of the Library,” a two-phase building renovation and expansion campaign.  Staff members injected a humorous medical theme to ease stress during the construction phase, which was followed by a yearlong celebration of the library, its new building and capabilities.

The Public Library of Cincinnati and HamiltonCounty (Cincinnati), for a dynamic and comprehensive library card sign-up campaign.  In partnership with the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, the campaign used a fun and appealing wildlife theme with multilayered marketing strategies to reach and motivate students county-wide to sign up for library cards.  The campaign resulted in record sign-ups, increased awareness of library services and invaluable community and media relationships.

Public Library of Charlotte and MecklenburgCounty (Charlotte, N.C.), for “Bringing the Story to Life,” a campaign to celebrate the opening of ImaginOn, an innovative new space that combines a library and children’s theater.  Staff overcame a number of hurdles, including some last-minute negative publicity, and responded with a magnificent public relations effort that resulted in attendance and media coverage at their grand opening events exceeding all expectations.

Calgary Public Library (Calgary, Alberta, Canada), for their innovative and unique program “The Great Alberta Reading Challenge.” Calgary Public Library invited all libraries across the province to join in a friendly competition with prizes for the highest participation.

Loudoun County Public Library (Leesburg, Va.), for their program “Hanging Out Rocks!”, a campaign that responded to the needs of teens in their growing county by giving them a place that they could call their own.  Teen participation, and the many strategies utilized in this thoroughly analyzed and detailed public relations plan, was key to moving the campaign forward and led to additional resources granted for a popular after-hours teen center at the library where “Hanging Out Rocks!

2005

The Riverside County Library System, (Riverside, CA) for its innovative project, “Leer Es Triunfar – Reading is Succeeding” – designed to increase the awareness and use of the library services among Latino residents in Riverside County, California through a series of public programs, community events, celebrity television spots and many targeted Spanish language publications.

The Seattle Public Library for the grand opening celebration of its internationally acclaimed Central Library. Part of a multi-year program to improve the Seattle Public Library system, the “Libraries for All” program brought public library awareness to an unprecedented hallmark.

The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana for its comprehensive campaign, “Louisiana Book Festival,” a free family-oriented celebration of writers, reading and books.  Community partnerships, activities galore, and extensive media coverage contributed to increased awareness of Louisiana’s rich literary heritage.

Maricopa County Library District (Phoenix, AZ), for “The Mystery Club of Luna Drive,” an on-line young adult novel that gives teens an opportunity to solve a mystery using puzzles, ciphers and critical thinking.

Calgary Public Library (Calgary, Alberta, Canada), for “Rediscover Your Public Library.” This highly researched and well-planned campaign used imagination and humor to target specific audiences and convert library awareness to increased library use.

San Diego StateUniversity Library and Information Access (San Diego, CA) for “Spirit of the Land Environmental Symposium and Gala Dinner.  This collaboration with the Viejas Band of Kumayaay Indians, assembled nationally known authors, scientists and environmentalists to engage in two days of discussion open to the public, and garnered support for the Library’s environmnental collections.

North Suburban Library System (Wheeling, IL) for outstanding positioning of libraries as centers of critical community services. Their innovative partnership with the League of Women Voters inspired more than 80 participating libraries to provide voter registration service through their program “Honor September 11: Register to vote @ your library.”

2004

Halifax Public Libraries, (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) for its complex and layered "Summer Reading Quest," featuring seven fantasy characters in an original, interactive adventure and a dynamic Web site designed to attract the reluctant reader.

The Orange County Public Library, (Santa Ana, Calif.) for the imaginative Egyptology Lecture Series -- a program of scholars and other luminaries that was developed from a unique partnership with the American Research Center in Egypt

The Edmon Low Library, OklahomaStateUniversity (Stillwater, Okla.), for a stellar commerative celebration entitled "That was Then ... This is Now," focusing on the successes and challenges marking 50 years of building pride.

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, (San Jose, Calif.) for a building dedication campaign, highlighting a groundbreaking partnership between the San Jose State University and the city's public library.

The Pioneer Library System, (Norman, Okla.) for an intriguing and visually appealing campaign that promoted libraries as prominent cultural agents.  The Red Dirt Book Festival celebrated the Oklahoma literary experience.

The Las Vegas - Clark County Library District, (Las Vegas) for Reading Las Vegas, Books: A Sure Bet! -- a catchy public relations and branding campaign using casino imagery to promote the library's second annual adult reading program.

Barrington Area Library, (Barrington, Ill.) for "Simple Living," a series of lifestyle programs featuring the concept of paring down, making choices and staying focused designed in response to the changing economic climate.

2003

  • The Genesee District Library, (Flint, Mich.)

  • Guernsey Memorial Library (Norwich, N.Y.)

  • Halifax Regional Library (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Julia Rogers Library, GoucherCollege (Baltimore, Md.

  • Library System of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

  • Las Vegas-Clark County Library District (Las Vegas.

  • Saint Paul (Minn.) Public Library and the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library.

  • Sarasota County Library System (Sarasota, Fla.)

  • Toronto Public Library.

2002

  • Baltimore County (Md.) Public Library

  • Bowling Green (Ky.) Public Library

  • Calgary Public Library (Alberta, Canada)

  • Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Library Development Services

  • New York Public Library

  • North Suburban Library System

2001

  • Bellingham Public Library, Wash

  • Denver Public Library, Colo.

  • Dr. Eugene Clark Library, Lockhart, Texas.

  • Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs, Colo

  • King County Library System, Issaquah, Wash

  • The MetropolitanSchool District of WashingtonTownship, Indianapolis, Ind

  • New Mexico StateUniversity Library, Las Cruces, N.M

  • Phoenix Public Library, Phoenix, Ariz.

  • West BloomfieldTownship Public Library, Mich.

2000

  • Baltimore (Md.) CountyPublic Library

  • Broward CountyLibrary and Broward Public Library Foundation, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

  • Hennepin CountyLibrary, Minnetonka, Minn.

  • Houston Public Library

  • King County Library System, Seattle

  • Loudoun County Public Library, Leesburg, Va.

  • Newport Beach (Calif.) Public Library

  • Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City 

1999

  • Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore.

  • Milton S. Eisenhower Library, JohnsHopkinsUniversity, Baltimore.

  • Chardon Library, GeaugaCounty Public Library System, Chardon, Ohio.

  • Northbrook (Ill.) Public Library.

  • Timberland Regional Library System, Olympia, Wash

  • State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh.

  • Richmond (Va.) Public Library

  • San Antonio (Texas) Public Library.

  • North Suburban Library Foundation of Illinois.  

1998

  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, New York

  • Flint Public Library, Flint, Michigan.

  • Illinois State Library, Springfield, Illinois.

  • Multnomah CountyLibrary, Portland, Oregon.

  • North Kingstown Free Library, North Kingstown, Rhode Island.

  • Rancho Cucamonga Public Library, Rancho Cucamonga, California.

  • San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio, Texas.

  • San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, California.

  • Serra Cooperative Library System, San Diego, California.

1997

  • Allen Parish Libraries, Oberlin, Louisiana.

  • East Brunswick Public Library, East Brunswick, New Jersey.

  • Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri.

  • King County Library System, Seattle, Washington.

  • Oklahoma StateUniversity, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

  • Pueblo Library District, Pueblo, Colorado, School District No. 60.

  • Queens Borough Public Library, Jamaica, New York.

  • San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Timberland Regional Library, Olympia, Washington.

  • Friends of the Waterloo Public Library, Waterloo, Iowa.

John Cotton Dana Winners 1987 - 1996

1987
Northern Illinois University Library
North Texas State University Library
Chesterfield-Henrico-Richmond Consortia, Virginia
Library Cable Network, Wheeling, Illinois
Peninsula Library System, Belmont, California
Travis Air Force Base Library, California

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, New York
Denver Public Library, Colorado
Enoch Pratt Public Library, Baltimore, Maryland
Fletcher Public Library, Westford, Massachusetts
Houston Public Library, Texas
Knox County Public Library, Tennessee
Lincoln Public Library, Springfield, Illinois
Patchogue-Medford Public Library, New York
Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs
Spokane Public Library, Washington
Yakima Valley Public Library, Washington
Youngstown Public Library, Ohio

1988
ACADEMIC AND CONSORTIA LIBRARIES
McGoogan Library of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska
University of Texas-Arlington
Montana's Libraries, Bozeman

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Alameda County Library, Haywood, California
Dauphin County Library System, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
East Brunswick Public Library, New Jersey
Farmers Branch Manske Library, Texas
Greenville County Library, South Carolina
John C. Hart Memorial Library, Shrub Oak, New York
Louisville Free Public Library, Kentucky
Middle County Public Library, Centereach, New York
Orange County Public Library, California
San Francisco Public Library
Sierra Madre Public Library, California

SCHOOL, SERVICE, AND SPECIAL LIBRARIES
Kenmore West High, Buffalo, New York
CargillInformationCenter, Minneapolis, Minnesota
RAF Upper Heyford Base Library, England

1989
John C. Hodges Library, University of Tennessee/Knoxville
Bobst Library, New York University
University of Michigan Library
Indiana Newspaper Project (consortium), Bloomington
Massachusetts Library Association
Pennsylvania School Librarians Association
Cedar Rapids Public Library, Iowa
Carnegie Public Library of Clarksdale and Coahoma County, Mississippi
Howell Carnegie Library, Michigan
Kern County Library System, California
King County Library System, Washington
Pasadena Public Library, California
Tucson Public Library, Arizona
North Central High School Library, Indianapolis, Indiana
National Geographic Society Library, Washington, DC
State Library of Louisiana, Baton Rouge
State Library of Ohio, Columbus

1990
Amos Memorial Public Library, Sydney, Ohio
North CarolinaStateUniversity Libraries, Raleigh

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITYLIBRARIES
WaubonseeCommunity College Library, Sugar Grove, Illinois

MILITARY LIBRARY
Overstreet Memorial Library, Misawa AFB, Japan

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Bad Axe Public Library, Michigan
Bartesville Public Library, Oklahoma
Broward County Library, Florida
Clark County Public Library, Ohio
Denver Public Library, Colorado
Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
South San Francisco Public Library, California
Westbank Community Library, Austin, Texas
Surrey Public Library, British Columbia, Canada

SCHOOL LIBRARY
RiversideBrookfieldHighSchoolLibraryMediaCenter

SPECIAL LIBRARY
Cargill, Inc. Information Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

STATE LIBRARY
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and Bureau for Education
Information Services, Division of Library Services, Madison, Wisconsin

1991
PUBLICLIBRARY
CumberlandCountyPublicLibraryInformationCenter, Fayetteville, North Carolina

SCHOOL LIBRARY
HarrySpenceElementary School, LaCross, Wisconsin

SPECIAL LIBRARY
AnimalWelfareInformationCenter National Agricultural Library/USDA, Beltsville, Maryland

SPECIAL AWARDS
Public libraries
Spokane Public Library, Washington
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Atlanta, Georgia
George County Library, Lucedale, Mississippi
Multnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon
Nappanee Public Library, Indiana
Coronado Public Library, California
Prince George's County Memorial Library System, Hyattsville, Maryland
Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs, Colorado

LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
British Columbia Library Association, Surrey, B.C.

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
The HollowayMiddle School Library, Whitehouse, Texas
Media Services, Metropolitan School District, Washington Township, Indianapolis, Indiana

STATE LIBRARY
IllinoisState Library, Springfield

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Friends of LouisianaStateUniversity Libraries, Baton Rouge

1992
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio

Special award
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Beatrice Public Library, Nebraska
East Brunswick Public Library, New Jersey
The Library of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Petal & Forrest County
Milwaukee Public Library System, Wisconsin
Minneapolis Public Library and Information Center, Minnesota
Seattle Public Library, Washington

SCHOOL LIBRARY
J.W.HollowayMiddle School Library, Whitehouse, Texas

SPECIAL LIBRARIES
MacNealHospitalHealthSciencesResourceCenter, Berwyn, Illinois
Greater Kansas City, Missouri Association of School Librarians

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITIES
Diablo Valley College Library, Pleasant Hill, California
University of California Library at Santa Barbara

FRIENDS
Friends of Needham, Massachusetts Public Library

LIBRARY CONSORTIA
North Suburban Library System for the METS, Wheeling, Illinois

1993
Indiana Library Federation, Indianapolis
Nappanee Public Library, Indiana

Special awards
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Birmingham, Alabama Public Library
Brooklyn, New York Public Library
Columbus, Ohio Metropolitan Library
County of Los Angeles Public Library
San Juan Capistrano Regional Library of the Orange County Public
Library System, Santa Ana, California
Orange Public Library, California
Patchogue-Medford Library, New York

SCHOOL LIBRARY
School District of Lancaster, Pennsylvania

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Indiana University libraries, Bloomington

STATE LIBRARY
Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives, Frankfort

LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Palm BeachCounty Library Association, West Palm Beach, Florida

LIBRARY CONSORTIA
Allen Parish Libraries, Oberlin, Louisiana
NOLA Regional Library System, Warren, Ohio

1994
First United MethodistChurch Library, Huntsville, Texas
Minneapolis Public Library, Minnesota

Special awards
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Atlanta Fulton Public Library System, Georgia
BrownCounty Public Library, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Cuyahoga County Public Library, Parma, Ohio
The Newark Public Library, New Jersey
Richland County Public Library, Columbia, South Carolina
Signal Mountain Public Library, Tennessee

STATE LIBRARIES
CaliforniaState Library, Sacramento
Florida Division of Library Information Services, Bureau of Library Development, Tallahassee

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
The College of William and Mary, Earl Gregg Swem Library, Williamsburg, Virginia

FRIENDS LIBRARIES
Gustavus Library Association, GustavusAdolphusCollege, St. Peter, Minnesota

1995
LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Indiana Library Federation, Indianapolis

PUBLIC LIBRARY
El Paso Public Library, Texas

Special awards
STATELIBRARY
IllinoisState Library, Springfield

LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Kentucky Library Association, Public Library Section, Versailles, Kentucky

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Iowa City Community School District
, Iowa
Triton Regional High School, LibraryMediaCenter, Runnemede, New Jersey

FRIENDS OF LIBRARIES
Friends of the Richmond Public Library

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Grosse Pointe Public Library, Michigan
Mulnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon
Newport Beach Public Library, California
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Georgia

COLLEGE LIBRARY
Shatford Library, Pasadena City College, California

1996
LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS
Association of Public Library Administrators of South Carolina, Sumter, South Carolina

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Sterling C. Evans Library, TexasA & MUniversity, College Station, Texas

STATE LIBRARIES
CherryCreekHigh School Library, Englewood, Colorado

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Birmingham Public Library, Birmingham, Alabama
Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
King County Library System, Seattle, Washington
New York Public Library, New York, New York
San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio, Texas
Westminster Public Library, Westminster, Colorado

John Cotton Dana Winners 1977 - 1986

1977
PUBLIC LIBRARY
CountyLibrary, Greenville, South Carolina

STATE LIBRARY
West Virginia Library Commission

COOPERATIVE LIBRARY SYSTEM
New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITYLIBRARY
University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City

SCHOOL LIBRARY
Rocky RiverHigh School Library, Colorado

SERVICE LIBRARY
Clark Air Force Base Library, Philippines

1978
PUBLIC LIBRARY OF COLUMBUS & FRANKLIN COUNTY, OHIO
The Cherokee Regional Talking Book Center, La Fayette, Georgia
University of Texas/Austin Library
Travis Air Force Base Library, California

1979
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Houston Public Library, Texas
Milwaukee Public Library, Wisconsin
Timberland Regional Library, Olympia, Washington
Broward County Library, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Bryant Library, Roslyn, New York
Concord Free Public Library, Massachusetts
Memorial Hall Library, Andover, Massachusetts
Mobile Public Library, Alabama
Public Library of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio
Seattle Public Library, Washington
Tacoma Public Library, Washington

LIBRARY CONSORTIA
Metropolitan Library Service Agency, St. Paul, Minnesota
Mid-Hudson Library System, Poughkeepsie, New York
National Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Washington, DC

LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS
FloridaLibraryAssociation
LutheranChurch Library Association, Minneapolis
Texas
Library Association

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, Gutavus Adolphus College, Minnesota

SPECIAL LIBRARIES
Biblioteca Artigas-Washington Library, Montevideo, Uruguay

1980
Tacoma Public Library, Washington
Tri-County Libraries, Portland, Oregon
U.S. Air Force Base Library, RAF, Upper Heyford, England

Special awards
Public libraries
Mobile Public Library, Alabama
Atlanta Public Library, Georgia
Lincoln Library, Springfield, Illinois
Robbins Library, Arlington, Massachusetts
Bad Axe Public Library, Michigan
Fiske Free Library, Claremont, New Hampshire
Somers Public Library, New York
Peoples Library, New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Albany County Public Library, Laramie, Wyoming

LIBRARY CONSORTIA
Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative, Flint, Michigan
Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse, New York
King County Library System, Seattle
Brown County Library, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Lakeland Library Region, North Brattleford, Sask

LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS
LutheranChurch Library Association, Minneapolis

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITYLIBRARIES
University of OklahomaHealthScienceCenter Library, Oklahoma City

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
WestfieldHigh School Library, New Jersey

SERVICE LIBRARIES
Travis Air Force Base Library, California
Nellis Air Force Base Library, Nevada
U.S. Air Force Base Library, RAF, Lankenheath, England

1981
Lincoln Library, Springfield, Illinois
PittCountySchool Library Program, Greenville, North Carolina
TexasState Library/Texas Library Association, Austin
Tucson Public Library, Arizona

Special awards
Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery
Atlanta Public Library
Champaign Public Library & Information Center, Illinois
Chicago Metropolitan Library System
Chicago Public Library
Clark Air Force Base Library, Philippines
Clark County Library District, Las Vegas, Nevada
Concord Public Library, New Hampshire
Cromaine Library, Hartland, Michigan
Edmonton Public Library, Alberta
Handley Library, Winchester, Virginia
Laurel Bay School Libraries, South Carolina
Louisville Free Public Library, Kentucky
Moline Public Library, Illinois
Oklahoma Department of Libraries/Oklahoma Library
Association, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma State Library, Oklahoma City
Orange Cunty Public Schools, Orlando, Florida
Seattle Public Library, Washington
Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library, Wyoming
South Carolina State Library, Columbia
Western Maryland Public Libraries, Hagerstown

1982
Clark Air Force Base Library
High Street Christian Church/H.A. Valentine Memorial Library, Arkon, Ohio
Illinois Valley Library System, Pekin
Tacoma Public Library, Washington

Special awards
Bad Axe Public Library, Michigan
Brooklyn Public Library, New York
Brown County Library-Children's Division, Wisconsin
State Library of Florida
King County Library System, Washington
Lincoln Library of Springfield, Illinois
Louisiana State Library
Louisville Free Public Library, Kentucky
Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, West Virginia
Needham Free Public Library of Needham Heights, Massachusetts
Perkioment School/Carnegie Library of Pennsurg, Pennsylvania
Richmond Public Schools Library/Media Services Department, Virginia
San Francisco State University/J. Paul Leonard Library
US Army in Europe Library Program

1983
Council for Florida Libraries of Tallahassee
Foike Bernadotte Memorial Library of Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota
Salt Lake City Public Library
State Library of Pennsylvania
Travis Air Force Base, California
Tulsa City-County Library System Union Public School District, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Special awards
Akron-Summit County Public Library, Ohio
Brooklyn Public Library
Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Ohio
DeKalb Library System, Decatur, Georgia
Elk Grove Village Public Library, Illinois
Genessee District Library, Flint, Michigan
Louisville Free Public Library, Kentucky
Mercer County Public Library, Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Nicholson Memorial Library System, Garland, Texas
Providence Public Library, Rhode Island
Richmond Public Library/Public Schools, Virginia
Santa Ana Public Library, California
St. Paul Public Library, Minnesota
North Carolina State Library, Raleigh
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

1984
Daupin Public Library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Houston Public Library, Texas
Lutheran Church Library Association, Minneapolis
Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada
Plaza Jr. High School Library, Virginia Beach, Virginia
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Library
Special awards
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library at New York University
Campbell County Library, Gillette, New York
Clark County Library District, Las Vegas, Nevada
Council for Florida Libraries, Tallahassee
D.C. Everest High School Library, Schofield, Wisconsin
Eufaula Memorial Library, Eufaula, Oklahoma
Hurst Public Library, Texas
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort
Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University
McBride Library, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi
John McIntire Public Library, Zanelville, Ohio
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City
Sheridan County Fulmer Library, Wyoming
St. Louis County Library, Missouri
Tuscon Public Library, Arizona
Ventrua County Library, California

1985
Alameda County Public Library, California
Albany Public Library, New York
Broward County Public Library, Florida
Dauphin County Public Library, Pennsylvania
Los Angeles County Public Library
Prince George County Library, B.C.
Reading Public Library, Massachusetts
Salt Lake City Public Library, Utah
Spokane Public Library, Washington
York County Public Library, Pennsylvania
Louisiana State Libraries
Oklahoma State Library
National Geographic Society Library
Osceola High School Library, Florida
University of California-Irvine Library

1986
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Alameda County Public Library, Hayward, California
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Georgia
Brown County Public Library, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Carlsbad Public Library, California
Duluth Public Library, Minnesota
Miami-Dade Public Library, Florida
Ralph Ellison Library, Oklahoma City
St. Paul Public Library, Minnesota
Westbank Community Library, Austin, Texas
STATE LIBRARIES New Hampshire State Library
Kentucky State Library
Brisco Library at the University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center
National Agriculture Library Food and Nutrition Information Center
Chanute Air Force Base Library, Rantoul, Illinois
OTHERS
Serra Cooperative Library System, San Diego, California
Ohio Council of Library Information Services of Cleveland
Seton Hill College Reeves Memorial Library of Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Newport Harbor High School Library Media Center of Newport Beach, California

John Cotton Dana Winners John Cotton Dana Winners 1957 - 1966

1957
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Artesia, New Mexico

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Norristown, Pennsylvania
Honorable mention to Public Library, Davenport, Iowa

COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Ouachita Parish Public Library, Monroe, Louisiana
Honorable mention to Rapids Parish Library, Alexandria, Louisiana

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Library, Augusta, Georgia
Honorable mention to Vanderburgh County Public Library, Evansville, Indiana

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
Public Library, Denver, Colorado

COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
Valley Regional Library, Yakima, Washington

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
No award
Honorable mention to Public Library, Dallas, Texas

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITYLIBRARIES
University of California Library, Berkeley, California

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
CampbellHigh School Library, Fairburn, Georgia
Honorable mention to High School Library, Stuttgart, Arkansas

ARMY LIBRARIES
Fort Gordon Library, Georgia
Fort Buchanan Library, Puerto Rico
Honorable mention to Fort Sill Library, Oklahoma

VETERANS ADMINISTRATIONHOSPITAL LIBRARIES
VA Hospital Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Honorable mention:
VA Hospital Library, Marlin, Texas
VA Hospital Library, Mountain Home, Tennessee

AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Air Force Base Library, Brookley, Alabama
Air Base Library, Furstenfeldbruck, Germany
Honorable mention:
Moody Air Force Base Library, Baldosta, Georgia
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Library, Wyoming

1958
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Community Library, Sonora, Arizona
Honorable mention:
Public Library, Monessen, Pennsylvania
County Library, Hendersonville, North Carolina

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Pasadena, California
Honorable mention to Public Library, Glendale, California
Special award to Public Library, Austin, Texas

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
No award Honorable mention to Public Library, Vancouver, BC.

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
Minneapolis Public Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota

STATE LIBRARIES
New MexicoState Library Extension, Espanola, New Mexico

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
TivyHigh School Library, Kerrville, Texas

AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma Johnson Base Library, San Francisco, California
Brookley Air Force Base, San Francisco, California
Special award to United StatesAirForceAcademy, Denver

ARMY LIBRARIES
Fort Gordon, Georgia
Fort Lee, Virginia

MARINE CORPS LIBRARIES
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

NAVY LIBRARIES
No award
Honorable mention to Naval Station Library, Norfolk, Virginia

1959
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Cairo, Georgia
Honorable mention to TB. Scott Free Library, Merrill, Wisconsin

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Columbia, Missouri
Honorable mention to Public Library, Orange, New Jersey

COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
City and CountyPublic Library, Greenwood, South Carolina
Honorable mention to Bay County Library, Panama City, Florida
Special award to Boonslick Regional Library, Sedalia, Missouri

PUBLIC AND COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Glendale, California
Honorable mention to Cuyahoga County Public Library, Cleveland

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland
Dallas Public Library

COLLEGE LIBRARIES
BrooklynCollege
Library

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
BanksHigh School Library, Birmingham

AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Johnson Base Library, San Francisco, California
Brookley Air Force Library, Mobile, Alabama
Clark Air Base Library, San Francisco, California
Honorable Mention to Chanute Air Force Base Library, Illinois
Kessler Air Force Base Library, Mississippi
Elmendorf Air Force Base Library, Seattle
Special award to Fifth Air Force Library Service Center, San Francisco

ARMY LIBRARIES
Special services libraries, Fort Gordon, Georgia
Honorable mention to Post Library, Fort Lee, Virginia

VETERAN ADMINISTRATION CENTERS
Minneapolis VA Hospital Library
Honorable mention to VA Hospital Library, Perry Point, Maryland

1960
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Glenview, Illinois
Honorable mention to Public Library, Cairo, Georgia
Special award to Public Library, Edgeley, North Dakota

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Levittown, New York
Special awards:
Public Library, Riverside, California
Public Library, Oak Park, Illinois

COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Honorable mention to Caney Fork Regional Library, Sparta, Tennessee

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Glendale, California
Honorable mention:
Public Library, Pasadena, California
Public Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
Special award to Oklahoma City Libraries, Oklahoma

COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
King County Public Library, Seattle, Washington

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
Public Library, San Antonio, Texas
Special award to Free Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

STATE LIBRARIES
State Library, Concord, New Hampshire

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
University of California, Los Angeles
Honorable mention to United States Air Force Academy
Library, Colorado Springs

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Battleground High School, Battleground, Indiana

AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi
Honorable mention:
Johnson Base Library, Japan
Brookley Air Force Base Library, Mobile, Alabama
Special award to Kadena Base Library, Okinawa

ARMY LIBRARIES
Honorable mention to Fort Lee, Virginia

VETERAN ADMINISTRATION CENTERS
VA Hospital Library, Wood, Wisconsin
Honorable mention to VA Hospital Library, Marlin, Texas

1961
Public Library, Salem, New Hampshire
Bella S. Schlow Memorial Library, State College, Pennsylvania
Public Library, Valentine, Nebraska
Public Library, West Haven, Connecticut
Library District, Buena Park, California
Public Library, Groton, Connecticut
Onslow County Public Library, Jacksonville, North Carolina
Marine Corps Base Central Library, Camp LeJeune, North Carolina
John McIntire Public Library, Zanesville, Ohio
Indianapolis Public Library
Islington Public Libraries, London, England
New Mexico State Library, Santa Fe
Oklahoma State Library
United States Military Academy Library, West Point, New York
Unified School District Libraries, Pittsburg, California
Rhein Main Air Base Library, Germany
Clark Air Base Library, Philippine Islands
Randolph Air Force Base, Texas
Travis Air Force Base Library, California
Special Services Post Library, Fort Lee, Virginia
Minneapolis Veterans Administrative Hospital Library

1962
Public Library, Morton Grove, Illinois
Public Library, Rolla, Missouri
Public Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Public Library, Oak Park, Illinois
Public Library, Plainview, New York
Mt. Lebanon Public Library, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Public Library, Madison, Wisconsin
Northwestern Regional Library, Aztec, New Mexico
Minneapolis Public Library
Islington Public Library, London, England
Memphis Public Library
Michigan State Library, Lansing, Michigan
Pennsylvania State Library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Maryland Library Association
State College Library, Savannah, Georgia
Elm Grove School Library, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Elmendorf Air Force Base Library, Anchorage, Alaska
Fifth Air Force Library Service Center, San Francisco, California
Kadena Base Library, Okinawa
Fuchu Air Station Library, Japan
Donaldson Air Force Base Library, South Carolina
Special Services Library, Fort Lee, Virginia
Brentwood Hospital Library, Los Angeles

1963
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Public Library, Princeton, New Jersey
Val Verde County Library, Del Rio, Texas
Public Library, Skokie, Illinois
Colquitt-Thomas Regional Library, Moultrie, Georgia
Public Library of Stockton and San Joaquin County, California
Akron Public Library
Des Moines Public Library
Dallas Public Library
San Francisco Public Library
Memphis Public Library

STATE LIBRARIES
Traveling Libraries Commission, Topeka, Kansas

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Central Elementary School Library, Randolph, New York

AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Stewart Air Force Base, Tennessee
Kadena Base Library, San Francisco, California
Yokota-Johnson Library System, San Francisco, California

ARMY LIBRARIES
US Army Ryukyu Islands Special Services Libraries, San Francisco

1964
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, West Islip, New York
Free Public Library, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Library, Greenwich, Connecticut
Public Library, Waukegan, Illinois

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Rockford, Illinois
Jackson County Public Library, Independence, Missouri

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
St. Paul Public Library, Des Moines Public Library
Islington Public Library, London, England

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION MORE THAN 500,000
Dallas Public Library and Toronto Public Library

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
High School Library, Hebbronville, Texas
Ernie Pyle Junior High School Library, Albuquerque

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Teachers College Library, Columbia University, New York
State College Library, Savannah, Georgia

AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Laredo Air Force Base Library, Texas
Eastern Library Services Center, New York
Clark Air Base Library, San Francisco, California
Cannon Air Force Base Library, New Mexico
Reese Air Force Base Library, Texas

1965
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Owatonna, Minnesota
Public Library, Fremont, Michigan

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Public Library, LaCrosse, Wisconsin

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Public Library, New Haven, Connecticut

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
St. Paul Public Library
Prince George's County Memorial Library, Hyatsville, Maryland

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
High School, Manchester, Georgia
Instructional Materials Center of Highline Public Schools, Seattle

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
South Carolina State College Library, Orangeburg
United States Air Force Academy Library, Colorado

ARMED FORCES LIBRARIES
Clark Air Base Library, Philippines
March Air Force Base Library, California
Yokota-Johnson Air Base Libraries, Japan

1966
PUBLIC LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Hutchinson County Library, Borger, Texas
Davis County Public Library, Mocksville, North Carolina

PUBLIC LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Port Washington, New York
Gail Border Public Library, Elgin, Illinois

PUBLIC LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Pasadena, California

PUBLIC LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
St. Paul Public Library
Tucson Public Library
Tulsa City-County Library

PUBLIC LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION OVER 500,000
Cleveland Public Library, Detroit Public Library
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
No award

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
No award

LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS
Pennsylvania Library Association

STATE LIBRARIES
Texas State Library, Austin

AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Athena Airport Library, Greece
Eastern Library Service Center, Newburgh, New York
Reese Air Force Base Library, Texas

   1967 - 1976

1967
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Gloucester City, New Jersey
Obion County Public Library, Union City, Tennessee

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Levittown, New York

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Johnson County Library, Shawnee Mission, Kansas

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
Des Moines Public Library
Prince George's County Memorial Library, Hyattsville, Maryland

STATE LIBRARIES
Hawaii State Library, Honolulu

COOPERATIVE LIBRARY SYSTEMS
Black Gold Cooperative Library System, Ventura, California

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Cleveland Public Schools

SERVICE LIBRARIES
Clark Air Base Library, Philippine Islands
Kunsan Air Base Library, Korea
Special Services Library, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

1968
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Merrick, New York, Library
Special awards:
Public and Eastern Plains Regional Library, Tucumcari, New Mexico
Public Library, Twinsburg, Ohio
Honorable mention to Douglas County Public Library, Castle Rock, Colorado

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 100,000
Laramie County Library, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Honorable mention to Humbolt County Library, Eureka, California
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 200,000
Public Library, Glendale, California
Honorable mention to Lake County Public Library, Griffith, Indiana

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 500,000
Tulsa City-County Library System, Oklahoma
Honorable mention to Public Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan

COOPERATIVE LIBRARY SYSTEMS
Special award to Westchester Library System, Mount Vernon, New York

CHURCH LIBRARIES
Special award to Trinity Parish Library, St. Peter, Minnesota

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Special award to John F. Kennedy Memorial Library, California State College at Los Angeles

MILITARY LIBRARIES
Osan Air Base Library, Korea
Special award to the Phan Rang Air Base Library, Vietnam
Honorable mention to the Charleston Air Force Base Library, South Carolina

1969
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25.000
Public Library, Waycross, Georgia
Honorable mention to Hutchinson County Library, Borger, Texas
Special award to Cook County Library, Adel, Georgia

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Free Library, Newton, Massachusetts
Special award to:
County Library, St. Charles, Missouri
Public Library, East Meadow, New York

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Special award to Vigo County Public Library, Terre Haute, Indiana

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
Honorable mention to Public Library, St. Paul, Minnesota

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
Public Library, Atlanta, Georgia
Special award to Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio

SPECIAL LIBRARIES
Biblioteca Artigas-Washington, US Information Center, Monte-video, Uruguay

STATE LIBRARIES
Oklahoma Department of Libraries

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
San Antonio College Library, Texas

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Stow Elementary Schools Libraries, Ohio
Honorable mention to Santa Clara Elementary School Library, Miami, Florida

SERVICE LIBRARIES (AIR FORCE)
Tan Son Nhut Air Base Library, Vietnam
Honorable mention to Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado
Special award to:
Tapei Air Station, Personnel Services Library, Taiwan, Republic of China
Charleston Air Force Base Library, South Carolina

SERVICE LIBRARIES (ARMY)
Fort Monmouth Special Services Post Library, New Jersey
Special award to Fort Buckner Special Services Library Division, Okinawa

SERVICE LIBRARIES (NAVY)
Honorable mention to US Naval Weapons Station Library, Yorktown, Virginia

1970
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Madison, New Jersey
Honorable mention to Public Library, South Pasadena, California
Special award to:
Shenendehowa Free Library, Elnora, New York
County Public Library, Sheridan, Wyoming

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Prince George Public Library, British Columbia, Canada
Honorable mention to Public Library, Lawrence, Kansas

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Glendale, California
Special award to Vancouver Island Regional Library, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
Special award to Public Library, Austin, Texas

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
Public Library, Detroit, Michigan

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
No award

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Public School Libraries, Cleveland, Ohio

SPECIAL LIBRARIES
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Atlanta, Georgia
Wisconsin Correctional Institution Library at Fox Lake

STATE LIBRARIES
Iowa State Traveling Library, Des Moines

CHURCH LIBRARIES
Special award to Christ Episcopal Church Library, Oil City, Pennsylvania

SERVICE LIBRARIES
Air Force
Mint Air Force Base Library, North Dakota
Honorable mention to:
Wheeler Air Force Base Library, Hawaii
Wurtsmith Air Force Base Library, Michigan
Special award to United States Air Force Security Service Technical Library, San Antonio, Texas
Navy
Special award to Naval General Library Services, Washington, DC
Veterans Administration
Special award to Veterans Administration Library, Gainesville, Florida

1971
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Madison, New Jersey
Honorable mention to Public Library, Jacksonville, Alabama
Special award to:
Franklin Park Public Library District, Illinois
Public Library, Garden City, New York
Sheridan County Public Library, Wyoming

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Free Public Library, Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Honorable mention to Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Glendale, California

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 200,000-500,000
London Borough of Islington Central Library, England
Special award to Youngstown and Mahoning County Public Library, Ohio

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
Special award to Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
University of Houston Libraries, Texas
Special award to Fayetteville State University Library, North Carolina

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Greenwich High School Library, Connecticut
Honorable mention to:
Jefferson School Library, Caldwell, New Jersey
Klimpton Junior High School Library, Monroe Falls, Ohio

SPECIAL LIBRARIES
Arizona Regional Library for the Blind
Special award to Physically Handicapped, Phoenix, Arizona

STATE LIBRARIES
Special award:
Oklahoma Department of Libraries
Division of Florida State Library Services

COOPERATING LIBRARIES
Appalachia Improved Reference Services, Ohio

SERVICE LIBRARIES
Air Force
Randolph Air Force Base, Texas
Honorable mention to Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina
Special award:
Goose Air Force Base, Labrador
Ubon Air Force Base, Thailand
United States Air Force Security Services, San Antonio, Texas
Navy
Special award to Bureau of Naval Personnel, Department of the Navy, Washington, DC
Army
Special award:
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
PACAF-USARPAC, Library/Publicity/Public Relations Committee

1972
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Public Library, Orlando, Florida
Honorable mention:
City Library, Carlsbad, California
County Library, South Carolina
Special award:
Horseshoe Bend Regional Library, Dadeville, Alabama
Public Library, Normal, Illinois
Free Library, Moorestown, New Jersey
Tulsa City-County Library, Oklahoma
Sheridan County Public Library, Wyoming

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Special award:
Lansing Community College Library, Michigan
Dyke College Library, Cleveland, Ohio

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Riverside-Brookfield Township High School Library, Riverside, Illinois

SPECIAL LIBRARIES
Special award to Applied Physics Laboratory Library, The Johns Hopkins
University, Silver Spring, Maryland

STATE LIBRARIES
Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery

INSTITUTIONAL LIBRARIES
Special award to Collins Bay Institution Library, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

SERVICE LIBRARIES
Special Services Post Library, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey
Honorable mention to Wheeler Air Force Base Library, Hawaii
Special award:
Chanute Air Force Base Library, Illinois
PACAF-USARPAC, Library Publicity/Public Relations Committee
Veterans Administration Center Library, Hampton, Virginia

1973
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Public Library, Los Angeles, California
Public Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Tulsa City-County Library System, Oklahoma
Public Library, Houston, Texas
Special awards:
Public Library, Rockford, Illinois
Natchitoches Parish Library, Louisiana
Osterville Free Library, Massachusetts
Kent County Library System, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Sunflower County Library System, Mississippi
Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, Missouri
Rolling Hills Regional Library, St. Joseph, Missouri
Woodridge Free Public Library, New Jersey
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, New York
Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills, New York
Greenville County Library, South Carolina
Castlegar Public Library, British Columbia, Canada
London Borough of Camden, England

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
University of Denver Library, Colorado
Honorable mention to Oakland University Library, Rochester, Michigan
Special award to University of Houston Library, Texas
SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Portage Northern High School Library, Michigan
Special awards:
Ferriday High School North Library, Louisiana
Minnetonka Public Schools Library, Excelsior, Minnesota
Lordstown High School Library, Warren, Ohio
Sundance Schools Library, Wyoming

CHURCH LIBRARIES
Special award to Trinity Presbyterian Church Library, Independence, Missouri

SERVICE LIBRARIES
Vandenberg Air Force Base Library, California
Honorable mention:
Minot Air Force Base Library, North Dakota
Randolph Air Force Base Library, Texas
Fort Monmouth Post Library, New Jersey
Wheeler Air Force Base Library, Hawaii
Special award:
Chanute Air Force Base Library, Illinois
Clark Air Force Base Library, Philippines
Craig Air Force Base Library, Alabama
Lowry Air Force Base Library, Colorado
Ramey Air Force Base Library, Puerto Rico

1974
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Public Library, Orlando, Florida
San Mateo County Library, Belmont, California
Public Library, Glendale, California
Public Library, Pomona, California
Public Library, Cortez, Colorado
Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, Indiana
Northwestern Regional Library, Elkin, North Carolina
Tulsa City-County Library, Oklahoma
Public Library, Houston, Texas
Vancouver Island Regional Library, Nanimo, British Columbia, Canada
Metropolitan Toronto Central Library, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

STATE LIBRARIES
Connecticut State Library

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
University of Colorado Libraries, Boulder
University of Texas at Austin, Graduate School of Library Science

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Oak Park-River Forest High School Library, Illinois
Whetston High School Library, Columbus, Ohio
Elizabeth Redd Primary School Library, Richmond, Virginia
Floyd E. Kellam High School Library, Virginia Beach, Virginia

SERVICES LIBRARIES
Clark Air Force Base Library, Philippines
Scott Air Force Base Library, Illinois
Fort Monmouth Post Library, New Jersey
Minot Air Force Base Library, North Dakota
Lackland Air Force Base Library, Texas
Randolph Air Force Base Library, Texas

1975
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Greenville Public Library, South Carolina
Glendale Public Library, California
Vancouver Island Regional Public Library, Nanaimo, B.C.
George S. Houston Memorial Public Library, Dothan, Alabama
Mono County Public Library, Bridgeport, California
Pomona Public Library, California
San Francisco Public Library
Cortez Public Library, Colorado
Denver Public Library
Hartford Public Library
Broward County Public Library, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Washington County Public Library, Greenville, Mississippi
East Meadow Public Library, New York
Farmingdale Public Library, New York
Troy-Miami County Public Library, Troy, Ohio
Salt Lake County Public Library
Timberland Regional Public Library, Lacey, Washington
Laramie County Public Library, Cheyenne
York Regional Public Library, Fredericton, New Brunswick

STATE LIBRARIES
West Virginia Library
South Carolina Library

LIBRARY SCHOOL
State University of New York, Buffalo

LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Alaska Library Association

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
U.S. Military Academy, West Point

SCHOOL LIBRARY
Toledo Public Schools

SERVICE LIBRARIES
Wheeler AFB, Hawaii
Chanute AFB, Illinois
Clark AFB, Philippines
Randolph AFB, Texas
Webb AFB, Texas
Fletcher Library, U.S. Navy, Adak, Alaska

1976
PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Public Library, Pomona, California
Public Library, Sacramento, California
Public Library, Cortez, Colorado
Pueblo Library District, Colorado
Public Library, Perry County, Kentucky
Public Library, Clark County, Las Vegas
Public Library, Buffalo & Erie County, Buffalo
Public Library, Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, NC
Public Library, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Public Library, Salt Lake County
Public Library, Long Beach, California
Los Angeles Public Library
Public Library, Santiago, California
Public Library, South Pasadena, California
Public Library, Evergreen, Colorado
Public Library, Danbury, Connecticut
Public Library, Broward County, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Public Library, Orlando, Florida
Public Library, Atlanta, Georgia
Public Library, Scott Candler, Decatur, Georgia
Public Library, Iberville Parish, Louisiana
Public Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Public Library, Concord, Massachusetts
Public Library, Watertown, Massachusetts
Detroit Public Library
Public Library, Mideastern Michigan, Flint
Public Library, Pike-Amite, Mississippi
Public Library, Madison, New Jersey
Public Library, Youngstown & Mahoning County, Ohio
Public Library, Pioneer Multi-County, Oklahoma
Public Library, Fulton County, Pennsylvania
Public Library, Montgomery County-Norristown, Pennsylvania
Public Library, Greenville, South Carolina
Public Library, Timberland Regional, Washington
Public Library, Fairfax County, Virginia
Public Library, Brown County, Wisconsin
Public Library, Madison, Wisconsin
Public Library, Bankstown, Australia
Public Library, Dartmouth, Canada

STATE LIBRARIES
West Virginia Library

SPECIAL LIBRARIES
State Prison of Southern Michigan Library
Orange County Law Library, California
Maryland State Department of Ed., Div. of Instructional Television

COMMUNITY LIBRARIES
Seneca County Library Council, Ohio

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
West Point Academy Library, NY
Salem State Library, Massachusetts
University of Denver Library
Alleghany Community College Library, Maryland
Hampshire College Library, Massachusetts
University of Wisconsin-Parkside Library, Kensoha

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Greenwich Library, Connecticut
Monroe Junior High School Library, Columbus, Ohio
Azalea Middle School Library, St. Petersburg, Florida
Board of Education of Baltimore County Library, Maryland
Rocky Hill School Library, Knoxville, Tennessee

SERVICES LIBRARIES
Yongsan Library, US Army, Korea
Barksdale Library AFB, Louisiana
Travis Library AFB, California
KI Sawyer Library AFB, Michigan
Columbus Library AFB, Mississippi
Minot Library AFB, North Dakota

John Cotton Dana Winners 1946 - 1956

1946
PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN TOWNS OF LESS THAN 25,000
Port Library, Beloit, Kansas

PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN TOWNS OF 25,000-100,000
South Chicago Branch, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, Illinois

PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN TOWNS OF 100,000-200,000
Free Public Library, New Bedford, Massachusetts

PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN TOWNS OVER 200,000
Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Chicago Teacher Librarians' Club, Chicago, Illinois

PUBLICITY AMONG MISCELLANEOUS LIBRARY GROUPS, SPECIAL LIBRARIES,
STATE AND REGIONAL LIBRARIES, LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS, AND SO ON
Cuyahoga County Library, Cleveland, Ohio

SPECIAL AWARD OF GENERAL MERIT
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland

1947
LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION UP TO 25,000
George Amos Memorial Library, Gillette, Wyoming

LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION OF 25,000-100,000
Santa Barbara Public Library
South Chicago Branch, Chicago Public Library

LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION OF 100,000-200,000
Des Moines Public Library, Des Moines, Iowa

LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION OVER 200,000
Minneapolis Public Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Harley School Library, Rochester, New York

MISCELLANEOUS LIBRARY GROUPS
Michigan State Library, Lansing, Michigan

SPECIAL AWARD FOR A CAMPAIGN FOR INCREASED SUPPORT
St. Louis Public Library, St. Louis, Missouri

HONORABLE MENTION FOR EVIDENCE OF CLOSE ASSOCIATION WITH
PROFESSIONAL GROUPS

Carnegie Library of Homestead, Munhall, Pennsylvania

1948
LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Olean, New York
Honorable mention to Public Library, Ketchikan, Alaska

LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION OF 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Glendale, California
Honorable mention to Public Library, Fitchburg, Massachusetts

LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION OF 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan

LIBRARIES WITH POPULATION OVER 200,000
Public Library, Denver, Colorado

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
High School Library, Everett, Washington

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Kent State University Library, Kent, Ohio

MISCELLANEOUS LIBRARY GROUPS
Atlas Powder Company Library, Wilmington, Delaware

"THE WORK OF HIGH CALIBER COVERING AN EXTENDED AREA"
Library of Hawaii, Honolulu, TH.

1949
PUBLIC LIBRARIES-SMALL
Free Public Library, Summit, New Jersey
Honorable mention to the Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California

PUBLIC LIBRARIES-MEDIUM SIZE
Cambria Free Library, Johnstown, Pennsylvania

PUBLIC LIBRARIES-LARGE
Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Honorable mention to the Oklahoma City Carnegie Library

COUNTY LIBRARIES-SMALL
Carbon County Library, Rawlins, Wyoming

COUNTY LIBRARIES-MEDIUM SIZE
Snohomish County Library, Everett, Washington

COUNTY LIBRARIES-LARGE
Cuyahoga County Public Library, Cleveland

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
Brooklyn College Library

1950
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Mount Vernon, Washington
Honorable mention:
Public Library, Cairo, Georgia
Public Library, Ontario, California

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Everett, Washington
Honorable mention to the Public Library, Racine, Wisconsin

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 200,000
Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Honorable mention to the Minneapolis Public Library, Minneapolis

COUNTY LIBRARIES
Fresno County Free Library, Fresno, California

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Grover Cleveland Junior-Senior High School, Seattle, Washington

SPECIAL AWARD
New York State Library

1951
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Saratoga Springs Public Library, New York

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 25,000-100,000
Everett Public Library, Everett, Washington

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 100,000-200,000
Chattanooga Public Library, Chattanooga, Tennessee

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 200,000
Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, B.C.

COUNTY LIBRARIES UP TO 25,000 POPULATION
Winn Prish Libraries, Louisiana

COUNTY LIBRARIES OVER 25,000 POPULATION
Yakima County Library, Washington

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Pittsburgh Senior High
Roosevelt Junior High School Library, Kansas

SPECIAL AWARD
Worcester Free Public Library, Massachusetts

1952
Public Library, Richland, Washington
Public Library, Decatur, Illinois
Valley Regional Library, Yakima, Washington
Public Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dunklin County Library, Kennett, Missouri
Air Force Base Library, Biggs, Texas
Public Library, Hartford, Connecticut
Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Schenley High School Library, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Honorable mention to Brooklyn College Library, Brooklyn, New York

1953
SPECIAL AWARD
Cleveland Public Library
Horton Branch, Winston-Salem & Forsyth County Public Library
Jamestown Public Library, North Dakota
Dartmouth College Library
Fort Monmouth Post Library, New Jersey

HONORABLE MENTION
Miami Public Library
Council Bluffs Library, Iowa
Plattsburg Public Library, New York
Nurnberg District Special Services Libraries, Germany
Enoch Pratt Free Library
South Bend Public Library
Jackson Free Library, Tennessee
Hewlett-Wodmere Public Library, Hewlett, New York
Freson County Free Library
Cuyahoga County Library, Tupelo, Mississippi
Albany County Carnegie Public Library, Laramie, Wyoming
State Teachers College, Trenton, New Jersey
South Hills High School Library, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reese Air Force Base, Texas
Fort Ord. Army Post Library, California

1954
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Pinedale, Wyoming

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 25,000-100,000
Free Public Library, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Honorable mention:
Rowan Public Library, Salisbury, North Carolina
Special award to Public Library, Mason City, Iowa

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 100,000-200,000
Public Library, South Bend, Indiana
Honorable mention:
Public Library, Glendale, California
Des Moines Public Library, Des Moines, Iowa

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 200,000
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland
Honorable mention to Milwaukee Public Library
Special awards:
Public Library, Miami, Florida
Public Library, Newark, New Jersey

COLLEGE LIBRARIES
Dartmouth College Library, Hanover, New Hampshire

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Proviso Township High School Library, Maywood, Illinois

ARMY LIBRARIES
Rodriquez Army Hospital and Post Library, Fort Brooke, Puerto Rico
Post Library, Fort Riley, Kansas
Honorable mention to Panama Libraries of the USA
Special award to Fort Monmouth Library System

AIR FORCE AWARDS
Johnson Base Library System, San Francisco, California
Honorable mention:
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Library
Hamilton Air Force Base Reserve Reference Library

1955
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Free Public Library, Owatonna, Minnesota
Honorable mention to Howland Memorial Library, Paramus, New Jersey

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Racine, Wisconsin
Honorable mention to Public Library, LaCrosse, Wisconsin
Special award to Public Library, Eugene, Oregon

COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 25,000-100,000
Boonslick Regional Library, Sedalia, Missouri
Special award: Johnson County Volunteer Library System, Mission, Kansas

PUBLIC AND COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 100,000-200,000
Public Library, Glendale, California
Special awards to Public Library, South Bend, Indiana
Free Library, Charleston, South Carolina

PUBLIC AND COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OF 200,000-500,000
Public Library, Miami, Florida
S pecial award to St. Louis County Library, Normandy, Missouri
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland
Special award to Public Library, Cincinnati, Ohio

COLLEGE LIBRARIES
Oklahoma City University Library

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Union High School, Roseville, California
Honorable mention to High School, Crown Point, Indiana
Special award to High School, Danville, Arkansas
AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Reese Air Force Base Library, Lubbock, Texas
Honorable mention to Base Library, Seattle, Washington
Special award to Reserve Reference Library, Hamilton Air Force Base, California

ARMY LIBRARIES
Post Library, Fort Benning, Georgia
Post Library, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey
Post Library, Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Post Library, Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Honorable mention to Port Library, Seattle, Washington
Special award to Post Library, Valley Forge Army Hospital, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

1956
PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION UP TO 25,000
Public Library, Westerly, Rhode Island
Honorable mention to Public Library, Whitefish, Montana

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Public Library, Mishawaka, Indiana
Honorable mention:
Public Library, Hutchinson, Kansas
Public Library, Norristown, Pennsylvania
Special award to Public Library, Decatur, Illinois

COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 25,000-100,000
Boonslick Regional Library, Sedalia, Missouri

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-500,000
Libraries, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Honorable mention to Public Library, Miami, Florida

COUNTY LIBRARIES OF POPULATION FROM 100,000-500,000
Kent County Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan

PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF POPULATION OVER 500,000
Public Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Special award to Public Library, Dallas, Texas

STATE LIBRARIES
Missouri State Library, Jefferson City, Missouri
Honorable mention to Oregon State Library, Salem, Oregon

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
High School Library, Waco, Texas
Honorable mention to JC Donnell Junior High School, Findlay, Ohio

AIR FORCE LIBRARIES
Johnson Base Library, San Francisco, California
Eagle Club Library, New York
Special award to Reserve Reference Library, California

ARMY LIBRARIES
Camp OTSU, San Francisco, California
Honorable mention to Library System, Camp Gordon, Georgia