May 24, 2022

PBS NewsHour: “Appreciating the Powerful Good’ of the Public Library”

From the PBS News Hour:

December is a big awards month, best books, movies, all of the top 100 lists.

There is also an award for best librarian. Today, the American Libraries Association gave 10 2018 I Love My Librarian Awards. Winners were chosen for empathy, hard work and — quote — “making a haven for book lovers, book haters, nerds and geeks, athletes, popular kids and misfits.”


None of this surprises librarian Kristen Arnett, who shares her Humble Opinion on why we all need to get out and use our local library.

Read the Transcript, View the Video

See Also: Meet the 10 Winners of the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award (December 4, 2018)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.