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

Gerald Holmes named 2014 Achievement in Library Diversity honoree

CHICAGO — Gerald Holmes, reference librarian and diversity coordinator, University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), has been named the 2014 Achievement in Library Diversity Research honoree. As part of its ongoing support of the propagation of library-based diversity research, the ALA Council Committee on Diversity and the ALA Office for Diversity are pleased to recognize him for his contributions to the profession and his promotion of diversity within it. The Office for Diversity began designating this honor in 2004.

ALA announces new Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) executive director

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) is welcoming Keri Cascio as the new executive director designate for one of its divisions, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).

Lansing, Mich. librarian selected for prestigious national public service honor

Cherry Hamrick receives Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK — Today, Cherry Hamrick, library director of the Delta Township District Library in Lansing, Mich., will receive the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award for her outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to changing lives through education. Hamrick is one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Richmond, Ind. librarian selected for prestigious national public service honor

Frances Yates named recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

Waterville, Maine librarian selected for prestigious national public service honor

Sarah A. Sugden named recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK — Today, Sarah A. Sugden, director of the Waterville (Maine) Public Library will receive the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award for her outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to changing lives through education. Sugden is one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Cleveland librarian selected for prestigious national public service honor

Kevin M. Ray recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

NEW YORK — Today, Kevin M. Ray, children’s librarian with Cleveland Public Library will receive the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award for his outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to changing lives through education. Ray is one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Middletown, Del. librarian selected for prestigious national public service honor

Christine Payne recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK — Today, Christine Payne, librarian at Appoquinimink High School library in Middletown, Del., will receive the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award for her outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to changing lives through education. Payne is one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Santa Ana, Calif. librarian selected for prestigious national public service honor

David Lopez recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK — Today, David Lopez, librarian at the Santa Ana (Calif.) Public Library, will receive the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award for his outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to changing lives through education. Lopez is one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

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