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Baltimore County Public Schools named National School Library Program of the Year

“Baltimore County Public Schools, serving all public schools in Baltimore County, Md., is the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) 2017 National School Library Program of the Year (NSLPY) Award recipient. Sponsored by Follett, the NSLPY Award annually recognizes a single school or district-wide school library program that meets the needs of the changing school and library environment and is fully integrated into the school’s curriculum. The recipient receives an obelisk – the symbol of school library excellence – and $10,000 toward its school library program.” (via AASL)

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Internet Archive wins Webby Lifetime Achievement award

“We are honored to announce that the Internet Archive has been named as one of the 21st annual Webby Awards winners! Hailed as one of the Internet’s highest honors, we’re excited to receive a Webby Lifetime Achievement award and join the ranks of our friends like Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Lawrence Lessig, and Vint Cerf.” (via Internet Archive Blog)

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ALA announces winners of the 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

“Today 10 librarians from across the country were honored with this year’s I Love My Librarian Award. The winning librarians were recognized for their exceptional contributions to transforming lives and communities through education and lifelong learning. The librarians were selected from nearly 1,100 nominations submitted by the public detailing how their favorite librarians working in public, school, college, community college or university libraries connected them to information, opportunities and critical technology to help improve the quality of their lives.” (via PR Newswire)

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Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library named Library of the Year, highest honor in U.S. and Canada

“The chance to win national recognition was one thing that attracted Gina Millsap to the CEO’s job she took in 2005 at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.“I told the staff when I got here, ‘We will be ‘Library of the Year,’ because this library is that good,’ ” she recalled.That dream came true Tuesday when the local library at 1515 S.W. 10th was named as the 2016 Gale/Library Journal “Library of the Year.” (via CJOnline.com)

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Library Journal and NoveList Announce the LibraryAware Community Award Recipients

“Three communities are recipients of the 2016 LibraryAware Community Award given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware™, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO Information Services. The Louisville Free Public Library in Kentucky was the first place recipient; the Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library and the Queens Public Library entered jointly and took second place; third place went to Cranston Public Library in Rhode Island.” (via EBSCO)

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