Awards (Professional Recognition)

Ten librarians across the country honored for outstanding public service accomplishments

2014 winners announced for the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

Call for nominations for the Gerald Hodges IF Chapter Relations Award

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) is seeking nominations for its 2017 Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award. The Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award recognizes an intellectual freedom focused organization that has developed a strong multi-year, ongoing program or a single, one-year project that exemplifies support for intellectual freedom, patron confidentiality and anti-censorship efforts. The award consists of $1,000 and a citation.

Houston librarian chosen for national public service honor

Roosevelt Weeks, Sr. recipient of the prestigious 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

NEW YORK – Today Roosevelt Weeks, Sr., deputy director / chief of staff at the Houston Public Library, was named a winner of the I Love My Librarian Award. Weeks is being recognized for his exceptional contributions to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. He is one of only 10 librarians in the country this year to receive this national honor.

Conway, Arkansas librarian chosen for national public service honor

Jamille Rogers recipient of the prestigious 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

NEW YORK – Today Jamille Rogers, media specialist at Marguerite Vann Elementary School, in Conway, Arkansas, was named a winner of the I Love My Librarian Award. Rogers is being recognized for her exceptional contributions to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. She is one of only 10 librarians in the country this year to receive this national honor.

Colorado Springs librarian chosen for national public service honor

Tabatha Farney recipient of the prestigious 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

NEW YORK – Today Tabatha “Tabby” Farney, director of web services and emerging technologies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, was named a winner of the I Love My Librarian Award. Farney is being recognized for her exceptional contributions to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. She is one of only 10 librarians in the country this year to receive this national honor.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina librarian chosen for national public service honor

Kathryn Cole recipient of the prestigious 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

NEW YORK – Today Kathryn Cole, school librarian at Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, was named a winner of the I Love My Librarian Award. Cole is being recognized for her exceptional contributions to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. She is one of only 10 librarians in the country this year to receive this national honor.

Lawrenceville, Georgia librarian chosen for national public service honor

Elissa Checov recipient of the prestigious 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

NEW YORK – Today Elissa Checov, manager of library services at Gwinnett Technical College / Gwinnett County Public Library in Lawrenceville, Georgia, was named a winner of the I Love My Librarian Award. Checov is being recognized for her exceptional contributions to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. She is one of only 10 librarians in the country this year to receive this national honor.

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