2011 Winners

Congratulations to the 10 winners of the 2011 I Love My Librarian Award! Thank you to the 1700 library supporters who sent in nominations. Read on to learn more about this year's winners.

Caroline Kennedy was the keynote speaker at the I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony in New York City on December 8. Watch the video of the awards ceremony.

 

 

 

Venetia V. Demson


DC Public Library
Washington, D.C.

 

“Creates a safe haven for all.

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Video interview

Martha Ferriby


Hackley Public Library
Muskegon, Michigan

 

"Everyone feels welcome."

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Video interview

Jennifer O. Keohane


The Simsbury Public Library
Simsbury, Connecticut

 

“Programs that offer the unemployed a place to learn new skills, collaborate and network.”

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Video interview

Dr. Rhonda Allison Rios Kravitz


Sacramento City College
Sacramento, California

 

 “Makes anything seem possible.”

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Video interview

Jennifer U. LaGarde


Myrtle Grove Middle School
Wilmington, North Carolina

 

“Changes the reading lives of students.”

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Video interview

Elizabeth “Betsy” Long


Doby's Mill Elementary School Media Center
Lugoff, South Carolina

 

“Creates an inviting learning space.”

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Video interview

Michelle Luhtala


New Canaan High School Library
New Canaan, Connecticut

 

“A true innovator.”

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Video interview

Saundra Ross-Forrest


North Avondale Branch Library
Birmingham, Alabama

 

“Passion for her community.”

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Video interview

Rebecca Traub


Temple University Harrisburg
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

 

“One of the most valuable resources on campus.”

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Video interview

Barbara K. Weaver


Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
Gary, Indiana

 

“Fosters community.”

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Video interview