NEW YORK – A Pittsburgh librarian who advocates for immigrants and refugees and a librarian from rural North Carolina who helps patrons navigate the web are amongst 10 winners of the I Love My Librarian Award.
The awards had been introduced Tuesday by the American Library Affiliation. Winners, every of whom obtain $5,000, are nominated by native library customers.
Winners embrace Nancy Daniel of Western Piedmont Group School in Morganton, North Carolina, and Paula Kelly of Pittsburgh’s Whitehall Public Library. Additionally cited had been Ginny Blackson from Ellensburg, Washington; Pleasure Bridwell of Field Elder, Montana; and Tamara Cox of Piedmont, South Carolina.
The others embrace Baltimore Metropolis School’s Jennifer Berg Gaither, Stephanie Hartwell-Mandella of Bedford, New York, and Linda Robinson of Mansfield, Connecticut.
A full listing of winners could be discovered on www.ilovelibraries.org/ilovemylibrarian