27 Librarians Win New York Times Awards
— reported by Library Journal
The New York Times Librarian Awards, in its the fifth year, has honored 27 librarians. This year’s winners represent 13 states, including Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Wyoming. Nominations from the general public were accepted from June through September and exceeded 1,200 with nominations coming from 48 states. The Times held a reception in honor of the winners on November 16, with author Alice Hoffman as guest speaker. Each winner received $2,500 and a commemorative plaque. A separate plaque featuring the winner’s name and title will be sent to the library where each winner works.
Read the Library Journal aticle, linked above, for the full list of honoress.