Nancy Pearl received a lifetime achievement award, the Literarian Award Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, from the National Book Foundation at the 2021 National Boom Awards held on Wednesday (November 17, 2021).
Pearl, first librarian to win the award, dedicates it to, “all of the librarians who do such essential work for their communities.”
The video features the presentation of the award by Ron Charles (book critic at the Washington Post) along with Nancy’s inspiring remarks.
To watch, click this link or on the image below and then click again to watch the presentation.
See Also: Nancy Pearl on Twitter