West Virginia Family Read Week, set for November 14-20, 2021,
is the perfect time for families to visit their local library and read a
book together. WVLC and Public Libraries across the state encourage
families to use this week to celebrate the benefits of reading and
create family bonding time.Be sure to download all of the 2021 West Virginia Family Read Week resources below:
Public library staff can download the West Virginia Family Read Week Library Toolkit for more ideas.
Due to COVID, this year's WVLC Awards have been postponed.
Nominations for the Library Commission's Librarian
of the Year and Librarian Champions awards are now being accepted.
of the Year will honor a single employee of a Public Library for his
or her contributions to the library community in 2018. To be considered for
this award, the nominee must be a current employee of a West Virginia Public
Library. Nominations are not limited to library
Champions award is designed to recognize individuals, such as
Trustees, local officials, volunteers, and patrons, who have made exceptional
contributions to Public Libraries in West Virginia in the past year. Up
to 5 nominees will be selected to receive the award. Employees of
libraries and current state and federal elected officials are not eligible for
Nomination forms for both Librarian of the Year and Library Champions are
available. Please be complete and thorough when completing the
nomination narrative. Winners will be determined solely on the narrative
Librarian of the Year Nomination.docx