Fredericksburg, Virginia, April 15, 2019 - Central Rappahannock Regional Library and staff were recognized at the April 11, 2019 meeting of the Virginia Public Library Directors Association (VPLDA), a sub-group of the Library of Virginia.
Elizabeth M. “Libby” Lewis Award
Director Martha Hutzel was presented with the Elizabeth M. “Libby” Lewis Award, given annually to a Virginia public library director who "exhibits an enthusiasm for and a love of libraries as well as a nurturing spirit." Library directors nominate one of their peers for the award and the winner is chosen by a vote of the association's members.
Staff Member of the Year
Porter Branch Teen Specialist Wini Ashooh was awarded Staff Member of the Year, recognizing her many outstanding accomplishments including her work with the
Rapphannock Juvenile Center and for her selection as a co-presenter at
NASA@ My Library workshops with the Lunar and Planetary Institute.