Congratulations to the 2017 Dewey Fellows

Emily Drabinski

Long Island University Library, Brooklyn, NY

“She is an authoritative voice and advocate on library labor issues, and a champion for the rights of all those engaged in the profession. Drabinski speaks regularly to library communities around the country, and sets an example to all of us who wish to fight for the rights of new York Library workers."

-Excerpt from Drabinski nomination

Nick Tanzi

Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library, Shirley, NY

"Nick has also brought the concepts of "making" to children and teens in various libraries throughout Suffolk and Nassau Counties. Nick is a tireless advocate for technologies in libraries..."

-Excerpt from Tanzi nomination

Heather Turner

Fabius Pompey Middle-High School, Fabius, NY

“Heather can visualize innovative solutions to typical challenges and create opportunities for students to engage and connect curriculum and passions."

-Excerpt from Turner nomination

Randall Enos

Ramapo Catskill Library System, Middletown, NY

“He provides outstanding knowledge and insight to those librarians established in their careers, and mentors those who are new to the profession”

-Excerpt from Enos nomination


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