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At our ALA Annual 2018 Opening Night Reception in New Orleans, we were thrilled to honor the First Place Award Winner for our 2018 Library Awards for Innovation is Gretchen Caserotti, Library Director in the Meridian Library District in Idaho! Open to public libraries and public school libraries across the United States, the Library Awards for Innovation aim to […]

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Penguin Random House has created the Penguin Random House Library Awards for Innovation to honor and highlight public libraries and librarians. This award acknowledges extraordinary public library programs/services that engage citizens in reading and strengthen the social and cultural fabric of their community. AWARDS INCLUDE: One $10,000 grant award • Four runner-up $1,000 grant awards • All award recipient libraries […]


As part of Penguin Random House’s ongoing social responsibility and efforts to nourish the next generation of readers, the first-ever Penguin Random House Library Awards for Innovation grant recipients were announced this past weekend at the American Library Association Midwinter meeting. Skip Dye, Vice President, Academic Marketing & Library Sales presented the awards at the Penguin Random […]

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Libraries are the epicenter of our communities. They provide vital access to information. They encourage new readers, support lifelong learners, and delight book lovers of all ages. Penguin Random House proudly recognizes the importance of libraries – not only for their work to build and grow a reading public, but for the ways libraries transform […]