And the winners are…

Public Library of the Year
Baldwinsville Public Library

Academic Library of the Year
Upstate Medical University, Health Sciences Library

School Library of the Year
Herkimer Elementary School Library Media Center

Public Library All-Star
Anne Debraggio, Director, Kirkland Town Library

Academic Library All-Star
Abigail Smith, Senior Assistant Librarian, Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library

School Library All-Star
Tina Nabinger, Teacher Librarian, Minoa Elementary Library

The honors took place at CLRC’s annual membership meeting and conference on Thursday, October 25th at the Vernon Downs Hotel. Library Staff All-Stars were presented with gift cards and plaques. The Library of the Year winners also received plaques and standee banners to display at their library for the year.

These awards are open to all libraries, archives, museums and their staff in Onondaga, Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties. For more information about the Library Awards nomination process, visit

Nominations for the awards are solicited each year from library patrons and staff. Winners are selected by a panel of judges who do not work or live within the four counties of the CLRC service area. Know anyone deserving for 2019?