Krissy Wick

Madison (Wis.) Public Library


Community outreach, collection development and collaboration with the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) are just several of the duties Krissy Wick addresses in her position as a youth services librarian. Her programming with Group Summer Reading Club, Overture Center for the Arts and a Prince and Princess Party sparks huge attendance. Krissy is introducing a new program, Book a Day, which provides training with educational toys and books for parents and caregivers that focuses on Spanish-speaking families, an underserved group in the community.

Awards Won

Title Year
Penguin Young Readers Group Penguin Random House Young Readers Group Award
This award, made possible by an annual gift from Penguin Young Readers Group, provides a $600 stipend to up to four children's librarians to attend their first ALA Annual Conference.
2013 - Winner(s)