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07/30/15 – 2015 OLC Awards and Honors Recipients

The Ohio Library Council (OLC) is continuing its tradition of honoring some of the best and brightest individuals and organizations in the Ohio library community through its Awards and Honors program. The 2015 honorees have demonstrated outstanding leadership and remarkable dedication to providing exceptional library service to their communities. They will receive their awards at the OLC Convention and Expo Awards and Honors Luncheon on Oct. 7.

The Ohio Library Council is proud to recognize the following recipients of the 2015 Awards and Honors:

Hall of Fame Librarian
Deborah F. O’Connor, Geauga County Public Library

Librarian of the Year
Heidi Daniel, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County

Library Innovation Award
Sandusky Library (Internet and Roku Lending Programs)

Supportive Staff Member of the Year
Mary S. Baker, Medina County District Library

Diana Vescelius Memorial Award
Evan T. Struble, State Library of Ohio

John Philip Outreach Award
Tammy Long, Stark County District Library

Trustee Award of Achievement
Kathleen Hickey Green, Member, Massillon Public Library Board of Trustees

Ohio Friends of the Library Recognition Award
Friends of the Cooper Community Library, Paulding County Carnegie Library system

Citizen of the Year Award
Jonathan D. Iten, Partner (retired), Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease