LG’s Shimek Named Texas Small Community Librarian of the Year

Fayette Public Library Director Allison Shimek was recently selected as Small Community Librarian of the Year. The award is given by the Small Community Libraries Round Table (SCLRT) each year during the Texas Library Association’s Annual Conference, and Shimek received her award on April 17.

The award honors a small community librarian serving a population of 12,000 or less and selection was based on programming, grants, support of the community, and innovative marketing. Shimek was selected for her community involvement, advocacy, innovative programs, and participation in two national projects funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


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