I Love My Librarian Awards 2009

December 16, 2009

On December 3, 10 librarians were recognized for their outstanding service as the 2009 winners of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian award.

Each of the 10 award winners receives a $5,000 cash award and will be honored at a ceremony and reception at TheTimesCenter in New York and hosted by The New York Times.  Nominations were open to librarians working in public, school, college, community college and university libraries.

The award, which began as The New York Times Librarian Awards in 2001, is now a collaborative program of Carnegie Corporation of New York, The New York Times, and the American Library Association. The Award will continue through 2012.

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ALA President-elect Roberta Stevens
Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, speaks at the I Love My Librarian Awards ceremony.
Yasmin Namini, senior vice president of marketing and circulation for The New York Times.
Jim Rettig,  ALA immediate past president, and winner Carolyn Wheeler, media specialist at the Conant Elementary School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and youth services librarian at the Rochester Hills Public Library Rochester, Michigan.
Jim Rettig,  ALA immediate past president, and winner Dana Thomas, media specialist at Cypress Lake Middle School in Fort Myers, Florida.
Jim Rettig,  ALA immediate past president, and winner Dwight McInvaill, director, Georgetown (S.C.) County Library
ALA President-elect Roberta Stevens and winner Alice K. Juda, reference librarian, U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
ALA President-elect Roberta Stevens and winner Lucy Hansen, lead librarian, South Texas Independent School District, Biblioteca Las Américas, Mercedes, Texas.
ALA President-elect Roberta Stevens and winner Laura Grunwerg, director of Youth and Young Adult Services, River Edge (N.J.) Public Library.
ALA President-elect Roberta Stevens and winner Sol A. Gómez, branch manager, Pima County (Ariz.) Public Library, Sam Lena-South Tucson Branch.
Jim Rettig,  ALA immediate past president, and winner Oceana Wilson, director of library and information services, Crossett Library, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont.
Jim Rettig,  ALA immediate past president, and winner Séamus Ó’Scanláin, librarian and assistant professor, Center for Worker Education Library, The City College of New York, New York City.
ALA President-elect Roberta Stevens and winner Karen E. Martines, department head, Public Administration Library Department, Cleveland (Ohio) Public Library.
Winners of the 2009 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.