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2015 Best Practice Awards

Please join the Best Practices Committee in congratulating the following libraries who received a Best Practices Award or Honorable Mention for an outstanding youth services program.


  • Winner: Radnor Memorial Library – Little Hands Love
  • Honorable Mention: James V. Brown Memorial Library – Infant & Baby Massage


  • Winner: South Fayette Township Library – Math Mites
  • Honorable Mention: James V. Brown Memorial Library – Preschool Science Lab
  • Honorable Mention: Northland Public Library –Take Home Storytime Bundles
  • Honorable Mention: Pottstown Regional Public Library –Meditation Monday

School Age

  • Winner: Bethel Park Public Library – Little Librarians
  • Honorable Mention: Bethel Park Public Library –Shine Your Way Club
  • Honorable Mention: Community Library of Allegheny County – Bite Into Books

Middle School

  • Winner: Radnor Memorial Library – ArtFusion

High School

  • Winner: Plymouth Whitemarsh High School – ELL Library Program
  • Honorable Mention: Baldwin Borough Library – Brushes Before Bedtime


  • Winner: Centre County Library – Jazz Storytime in the Garden
  • Honorable Mention: Hershey High School – Learning Commons Council


  • Winner: Reading Public Library – Grossology
  • Honorable Mention: Northland Public Library –Take Home Science in a Box

Display & Design

  • Winner: Reading Public Library – Barbie Girls Box

Awards were issued at the Carolyne L. Smith Best Practices Award Breakfast on October 5 at the Pennsylvania Library Association annual conference.

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