Press conference to announce John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winners

For Immediate Release
Tue, 01/04/2011

Contact:

Fred Reuland

CHICAGO - A press conference announcing this year's winners of the John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. PST on Saturday, Jan. 8 at the San Diego Convention Center, Room 30-D. (The San Diego Convention Center is located at 111 West Harbor Drive in San Diego; phone (619) 525-5000 for directions.)

The John Cotton Dana Award is one of the most coveted accolades among U.S. libraries. Named for John Cotton Dana (1856-1929), a librarian who began his career in Denver in 1889, the JCD Award celebrates Dana's vision of the library as a beacon for the building of community through public affairs programs that strengthen the bond between libraries and the citizenry.

Winning entries will be on display at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. Award-winners also receive a development grant from The H.W. Wilson Foundation. For more on the JCD Award, visit www.hwwilson.com/jcdawards.

 

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