North Carolina Public Library Directors Association Awards

2007-2008

Presented at the
NCPLDA Banquet, December 4, 2008, Greensboro, NC

Program Awards 
Personal Awards

 


Program Awards

Outstanding Adult Program

JOHNSTON COUNTY-SMITHFIELD

SOUTHERN PINES

 DURHAM COUNTYSkip Auld and staff members

Outstanding Children’s Program

POLK COUNTY

 TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY

 CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Outstanding Promotional Project

POLK COUNTY

RANDOLPH COUNTY

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Outstanding Service Innovation

RANDOLPH COUNTY

BRASWELL MEMORIAL

Outstanding Staff Development

CATAWBA COUNTY

Karen Wallace of Fontana with Ruth Hoyle of DavieFONTANA REGIONAL

Outstanding Teen Program

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY

UNION COUNTY

 

Outstanding Facilities

TRAPHILL BRANCH LIBRARY in Appalachian RegionLouise Humphrey with Jeanne Fox

ETOWAH PUBLIC LIBRARY in Henderson CountyBill Snyder with Jeanne Fox

LEWISVILLE BRANCH in Forsyth County

HATTERAS LIBRARY in East Albemarle RegionBecky Callison of East Albemarle

 

Personal Honors

Library Champions


JimCrawfordREPRESENTATIVE JIM CRAWFORD James W. Crawford, Vance and Granville Counties

SENATOR TONY RANDSenator Tony Rand, Cumberland and Bladen Counties

The 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

RANDOLPH BULGIN Randolph Bulgin with Karen and Kem

FONTANA REGIONAL

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.

Lifetime Achievement

Jerry Thrasher JERRY THRASHER

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 COPLEYRuth Ann and Kem with Davidson Entourage

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

  

NCPLDA

Personal Award Winners may be found at

http://ncplda.org

2008 AWARDS COMMITTEE

Kem Ellis Jeanne Fox Ruth Hoyle Martie Smith