Library Appreciation Day at the Legislature is scheduled for Monday, February 4th at the state capitol in Charleston. The West Virginia Library Association again sponsors the day to bring attention to the needs of libraries in the sate. Librarians are encouraged to take part by attending legislative sessions and creating a visible presence in Charleston that day.
As part of the event, the WVLA hosts a Legislative Reception from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in the Culture Center's Great Hall. If interested in attending, contact Judy Rule at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The Library Commission will also announce its 2019 Award winners at the legislative reception. The Librarian of the Year Award will honor a single employee of a public library for his or her contributions to the library community in 2018. The Library Champions Award will be presented to individuals, such as trustees, volunteers, and patrons, who made exception contributions to public libraries in the past year.