2008 Winners

Linda Allen
Pasco County Library System
Hudson, Florida
Linda Allen

"Her forward looking philosophy has been the backbone of the library system."

Jean Amaral
Antioch University New England
Keene, New Hampshire
Jean Amaral

"Worth the price of our tuition dollars all by herself"

Amy Cheney
Alameda County Library, Juvenile Hall
San Leandro, California
Amy Cheney

“Inspired literally thousands of detained students”

Jennifer Lankford Dempsey
Wrights Mill Road Elementary School
Auburn, Alabama
Jennifer Lankford Dempsey

"The driving force behind our school’s transformation into a 21st Century learning community"

Carol W. Levers
Kansas Public Library
Kansas City, Missouri
Carol W. Levers

"I know I can count on her." 

Dr. Margaret "Gigi" Lincoln
Lakeview High School Library
Battle Creek, Michigan
Dr. Margaret "Gigi" Lincoln

"Immeasurable impact on students and the learning process"

Iona R. Malanchuk
The Education Library at the University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Iona R. Malanchuk

"This librarian pays attention to all details.”

Elaine McIlroy
Wellfleet Public Library
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
Elaine McIlroy

"She has enabled me and countless others to perform, teach, and create community."

Paul McIntosh
Wadleigh Secondary School For The Performing and Visual Arts
New York, New York
Paul McIntosh

"Makes a small room in a public school in Harlem feel like the center of the universe."

Arezoo Moseni
The New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Library, The Art Collection
New York, New York
Arezoo Moseni

“Enables such rich sharing within the larger community”