With the READS Fall Conference only weeks away, the 2008 READS Award Selection Committee has diligently reviewed this year’s nominations and finally chosen a recipient. As always, the selection of a recipient for this award was a difficult decision to make. This year’s candidates have all contributed significantly to the New Hampshire Library community in a variety of ways. Please join the committee in congratulating the nominees on their achievements. The award will be presented at the READS Fall Conference on October 24 (the registration form is available here).
Without further ado, the READS Award Selection Committee is delighted to present to you the nominees for the 2008 READS Award of Excellence.
And the nominees are:
- Diane Mayr, Assistant Director-Head of Adult Services at Nesmith Library. Diane was nominated for this award by Carl Heidenblad, the Director at Nesmith Library.
- Michelle Bergeron, Library Clerk I at Manchester City Library. Michelle was nominated for this award by Lichen Rancourt, who is the Head of Technology at Manchester City Library.
- Michelle Du Breuil, Library Assistant at Gordon-Nash Library. Michelle was nominated for this award by Diane Gilson, who is the Assistant Director at Gordon-Nash Library.
- Patricia Walker, Adult Services Librarian at Nichols Memorial Library. Patricia was nominated for this award by Andy Richmond, who is the Director of Nichols Memorial Library.
This year, the READS Award Selection Committee includes Sarah Leonardi (Past READS President) from Amherst Public Library, Ellen Knowlton ( 2007 Award winner) of Merrimack Public Library, Eleanor Croteau ( 2005 Award winner) and Claudia Mayer (READS Award Selection Committee chair) of Manchester City Library.