Ten Librarians Honored by Carnegie for Outstanding Public Service

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Ten Librarians Honored by Carnegie for Outstanding Public Service
Ten librarians were honored with this year's Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award for demonstrating the critical role librarians play in transforming lives and communities through education and lifelong learning. Selected from a pool of more than 1,000 nominations, the 10 winning librarians join a distinguished group of award recipients. To date, only 70 librarians have received the award since its inception in 2008.
The I Love My Librarian Award provides a rare opportunity for both library patrons and the profession to recognize invaluable community change agents – our nation's librarians."  
Library patrons across the country who use public, school, college, community college or university libraries submitted nominations. The nominations detailed stories about how local librarians made a meaningful difference in their lives. One librarian provides literacy resources for underserved populations, including youths detained in a juvenile detention facility, while another established a career center offering tutoring in resume writing....
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