Awards (Professional Recognition)

Denton, Texas librarian chosen for national public service honor

Doug Campbell recipient of the prestigious 2015 I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK – Today, Doug Campbell, library learning services librarian at the Willis Library at the University of North Texas in Denton, will receive the I Love My Librarian Award for his outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. Campbell was one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Anchorage, Alaska librarian chosen for national public service honor

Dona J. Helmer recipient of the prestigious 2015 I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK – Today, Dona J. Helmer, librarian at the College Gate Elementary School library in Anchorage, Alaska, will receive the I Love My Librarian Award for her outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. Helmer was one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

New Haven, Connecticut librarian chosen for national public service honor

Diane Brown recipient of the prestigious 2015 I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK – Today, Diane Brown, branch manager of the New Haven (Connecticut) Free Public Library’s Stetson Branch, will receive the I Love My Librarian Award for her outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. Brown was one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Granbury, Texas librarian chosen for national public service honor

Courtney P. Kincaid recipient of the prestigious 2015 I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK – Today, Courtney P. Kincaid, former library director of the Hood County Library in Granbury, Texas, will receive the I Love My Librarian Award for her outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. Kincaid was one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Troy, Alabama librarian chosen for national public service honor

Dr. Christopher A. Shaffer recipient of the prestigious 2015 I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK – Today, Dr. Christopher A. Shaffer, dean of university libraries at Troy (Alabama) University, will receive the I Love My Librarian Award for his outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. Shaffer was one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Kansas City, Missouri librarian chosen for national public service honor

April Roy recipient of the prestigious 2015 I Love My Librarian Award

    
NEW YORK – Today, April Roy, manager of the Kansas City (Missouri) Public Library’s Lucile H. Bluford Branch, will receive the I Love My Librarian Award for her outstanding public service to the community and ongoing commitment to transforming lives through education and lifelong learning. Roy was one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Chelcie Rowell named 2016 ALCTS Emerging Leader

CHICAGO — Chelcie Rowell, digital initiatives librarian at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University has been selected as the ALCTS-sponsored Emerging Leader for 2015-2016. The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, ALCTS, sponsors one Emerging Leader who has chosen collections and technical services as a career and is a member of ALCTS.

A member of the library's Digital Scholarship Unit, Chelcie oversees digitization of special collections and liaises with humanities faculty pursuing digital humanities research and pedagogy.

ALSC selects Meredith Steiner as 2016 Emerging Leader

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced Meredith Steiner of the San Francisco Public Library as its representative in the 2016 Emerging Leader program.

Esposito, Sexton, Shea and Wilson receive 2016 Penguin Young Readers Group Award

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has awarded the 2016 Penguin Young Readers Group Award to Elizabeth Esposito, South Huntington Public Library, Huntington Station, New York; Kristel Sexton, Ypsilanti District Library, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Kelly Shea, Paoli Library, Paoli, Pennsylvania; and Caryn Wilson, Three Rivers Public Library, Three Rivers, Michigan.

ALSC now accepting applications for 2016 Bookapalooza Program

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Grants Administration Committee are now accepting online applications for the 2016 Bookapalooza Program. This program offers select libraries a collection of materials to be used in a way that creatively enhances their library service to children and families. The materials are primarily for children age birth through 14 and include newly published books, videos, audio books and recordings from children’s trade publishers.
 

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