The New York Times Announces Winners of the 2005 Librarian Award

From The PR News Wire: The New York Times announced today the names of the 27 winners of the 2005 New York Times Librarian Awards. Now in its fifth year, the program honors librarians from around the country who have provided outstanding public service and have had a strong and positive impact on their nominators. This year’s winners represent 13 states, including Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Wyoming. Nominations from the general public were accepted from June through September and exceeded 1,200 with nominations coming from 48 states.

The Times will hold a reception in honor of the winners on November 16 at which each winner will be given $2,500 from The Times and a commemorative plaque.