May 18, 2022

2012 ‘I Love My Librarian’ Award Winners Announced

From the Carnegie Corporation of NY:

The winners of this year’s Carnegie Corporation/New York Times “I Love My Librarian” awards have been announced and will be honored tonight at a special ceremony hosted by The New York Times for their outstanding contributions to their libraries and the communities they serve.

Each year, nominations for the award are open to librarians working in public, school, college, community college and university libraries.  More than 1,500 library patrons across the U.S. nominated a librarian this year, and 10 winners were selected for 2012 as part of a collaborative program of The New York Times, Carnegie Corporation of New York and the American Library Association.

The winners of the 2012 “I Love My Librarian” awards are:

Dorothy J. Davison | Horrmann Library, Wagner College
New York, N.Y

Roberto Carlos Delgadillo | Peter J. Shields Library
University of California, Davis

Beatriz Adriana Guevara | Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Charlotte, N.C.

Rachel Hyland | Tunxis Community College Library
Farmington, Conn.

Susan Kowalski |  Minoa School District: Pine Grove Middle School Library
East Syracuse, NY

Rae Anne Locke | Saugatuck Elementary “Secret Garden” Library
Westport, Conn.

Greta E. Marlatt | Naval Postgraduate School – Dudley Knox Library
Monterey, Calif.

Mary Ellen Pellington | Octavia Fellin Public Library
Gallup, N.M.

Madlyn S. Schneider | Queens Library
Queens Village, N.Y.

Julie Hatsell Wales | McNair Magnet School
Rockledge, Fla.

Pictures, Nominating Letters, and Past Winners Can Be Found Here

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