Campaign for America's Libraries

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.

Roanoke, Va. librarian selected for prestigious national public service honor

Lynn Hancock Hurt recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

Frankfort, Ky. librarian selected for prestigious national public service honor

Jessica Elaine Holmes recipient of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

Oakland, Calif. librarian receives prestigious national public service honor

Michael Beller receives Carnegie Corporation of New York/
New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

NEW YORK — Today, Michael Beller, head of reference and access services librarian at F.W. Olin Library, Mills College in Oakland, Calif., 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. Beller is one of only 10 librarians within the United States recognized this year for this esteemed honor.

Apply to win $3,000 to promote your library

CHICAGO — Libraries seeking to share their stories and raise public awareness are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant. The library that develops the best public awareness campaign using the National Library Week theme will be awarded $3,000 to promote its library and library services.

Get Outside the Lines @ your library

CHICAGO — The Campaign for America’s Libraries supports the Outside the Lines initiative for providing a way for libraries and librarians to reach out to their communities and promote public awareness for today’s libraries.

During the Outside the Lines event, Sept.14-20, 2014, organizations from across the U.S. and Canada will host an event or campaign to help people understand how libraries have changed into dynamic centers for engagement and are more relevant than ever to people’s lives.

Nomination period extended for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award

New deadline: Sept. 24

NEW YORK — The nomination period for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian award has been extended to better accommodate nominations for school, college, university and community college librarians. 

Nominations will now run through Wednesday, Sept. 24, and are being accepted online at www.ilovelibraries.org/lovemylibrarian/home.  

Promote Library Card Sign-up Month with free tools

CHICAGO — Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month with new downloadable tools and public service announcements (PSAs) designed to promote the benefits of Library Card Sign-up Month to the public.

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