North Carolina Public Library Directors Association Awards
Presented at the
NCPLDA Banquet, December 4, 2008, Greensboro, NC
Outstanding Adult Program
Outstanding Children’s Program
Outstanding Promotional Project
Outstanding Service Innovation
Outstanding Staff Development
Outstanding Teen Program
TRAPHILL BRANCH LIBRARY in Appalachian Region
ETOWAH PUBLIC LIBRARY in Henderson County
LEWISVILLE BRANCH in Forsyth County
HATTERAS LIBRARY in East Albemarle Region
REPRESENTATIVE JIM CRAWFORD
SENATOR TONY RANDThe Library Champion Award is given on an irregular basis to one or more non-librarian(s), particularly state legislators and other state officials, who proactively support a legislation which benefits public libraries in North Carolina.
Library Trustee of the Year
Considered annually, the Library Trustee of the Year is given to a trustee, past or present, who has significantly benefitted his/her library by the strength of his/her service. This trustee has provided leadership, creativity, and inspiration while serving on the board and has contributed in a significant manner to the accomplishment of the library’s mission.
Considered annually, this award is given to a North Carolina librarian, past or present, who by creativity, fidelity, leadership and professionalism, has increased the quality for library service to all patrons in their community. This award encompasses the contributions of an individual(s) over an entire career or lifetime.
Director of the Year
RUTH ANN COPLEY
DAVIDSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Considered annually, this award is given to a current library director who has contributed to the growth and development of their library by providing leadership, inspiration and creativity to staff, patrons, and trustees. By his or her abilities, the public library under his or her direction has succeeded in providing excellent service to their library and/or the library community.
An historical list of
Personal Award Winners may be found at
2008 AWARDS COMMITTEE
Kem Ellis Jeanne Fox Ruth Hoyle Martie Smith