Category: Knope Award

Winner of the 2018 Leslie B. Knope Award

MARCH 5, 2018 BY KENT WYATT We started with more than 100 nominees for the best public library, and after several rounds of voting, Williamsburg, VA faced off against Pueblo, Colorado for the 2018 Leslie B. Knope Award. 2018 Leslie B. Knope Award Winner Pueblo City-County Library In the Headlines Pueblo library district named best in nation Pueblo library district wins award for best in … Continued

#ELGLKnope 2018 Nominees for Best Public Library

DECEMBER 18, 2017 BY ELGL Nominations are now being accepted for the second annual Leslie Barbara Knope award! Last year, we awarded the prestigious Knope to Peoria City Hall. This year, we’re highlighting the best public libraries! Any public library run by a local government unit (town, city, county, special district…) is eligible for nomination. Use this form to nominate your … Continued

Reimagining Libraries: Baytown Library Writes its Own Story

JANUARY 31, 2018 BY KENT WYATT In this series, guest columnists write about what’s working at their library, how they are adjusting to the digital age, and what their community expects from a library. Jamie Eustace, Director, Sterling Municipal Library, Baytown, TX, writes about creating surprise and delight in the library. I’m sure every librarian is familiar with the … Continued

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