Previous PLS Award Recipients

2017

Public Library Building Award: New Construction
The Pavilion Public Library

L. Marion Moshier/Asa Wynkoop Award for Distinguished Librarianship
Leah Hamilton, Phelps Library

Leadership and Management Academy Scholarship
Lisa Neuman, Albany Public Library

Conference Scholarship Recipients
Kristin Charles-Scaringi
Ronald W. Shaw
Jay Dela Cruz
Elizabeth Potter
Alissa Borel

2016

Public Library Building Award: New Construction for Population Serving over 20,000
Longwood Public Library

Public Library Building Award: New Construction for Population Serving under 20,000
Phoenicia Public Library

Dewey Fellowship Award Winner
Barbara Madonna, Gloversville Public Library

Conference Scholarship Recipients:
Rima O’Connor
Michelle Fernandez
Natalia Umaña
Betsy Halvorsen
Amy Discenza

2015

Public Library Building Award: Renovation
Hastings on Hudson Public Library

PLS Leadership and Management Academy Scholarship
Amy Mikel, Brooklyn Public Library

L. Marion Mosier/Asa Wynkoop Award for Distinguished Librarianship 
Hope Decker, Cohocton Public Library

Conference Scholarship Recipients:
Sue Kowalski
Judy Petrosillo
Emily Kinney,
Laura Giunta
Lois Papp

2013 

Public Library Building Award: New Construction for Population Serving over 20,000
Queens Library - Children's Library Discovery Center

Public Library Building Award: New Construction for Population Serving under 20,000
Cairo Public Library

L. Marion Moshier & Asa Wynkoop Award for Distinguished Librarianship
Judith Wines

Conference Scholarship Recipients
Deborah Cooper
Carlene Hardy

2012 

Public Library Building Award: Renovation for Population Serving over 20,000
Farmingdale Public Library

Public Library Building Award: Renovation for Population Serving under 20,000
Saugerties Public Library

Conference Scholarship Recipients
Kaitlin J Morton-Bentley, East Greenbush Public Library
Kristi Dougherty, Amherst Public Library, Buffalo & Erie County Library System

2010 

PLS Continuing Education/Post-MLS Grants
Barbara Madonna, Gloversville Public Library
Jacqueline Betine Oluwole

Conference Scholarship Recipient
Diana Lennon, Library Assistant, Greenburgh Public Library

Public Library Building Award: Renovation for Public Library Serving a Population over 20,000
Albany Public Library, Delaware Branch 

Public Library Building Award: Renovation for Public Library Serving a Population under 20,000
David A. Howe Public Library

PLS Best Practices Award
Best Use of Web Technology: FreeGal Music Web Site through New City Library, New City

2009

Public Library Building Awards: New Construction
Lyons Public Library, 122 Broad Street, Lyons, N.Y.
Reading Room Association of Gouverneur, 60 Church St., Gouverneur, N.Y.

L. Marion Moshier/Asa Wynkoop Award for Distinguished Librarianship
Arlene Nevens, Director, Sea Cliff Library, Sea Cliff, N.Y.

Conference Scholarship Recipients
Denise DiPaola, Director, Shelter Island Public Library
Karen Porcella, Assistant Director, Peninsula Public Library

Dewey Fellowship Award Winner
Heidi Jensen, Cataloging Assistant, Pioneer Library System

2008

Public Library Building Award: Renovation
Crandall Public Library

Best Practices Award
Bethlehem Public Library

Conference Scholarship Winners
Lisa Hewel, Goshen Public Library
Alissa Oakley, Troy Public Library

2007 

Outstanding Public Library Building
Clifton Park Halfmoon Library

L. Marion Moshier/Asa Wynkoop Award for Distinguished Librarianship
Brian Hildreth, David A. Howe Library, Wellsville NY

Conference Scholarship Recipient
Anne DeBroggio, Kirkland Town Library, Clinton NY

Dewey Fellowship Award Winner
Lois Gordon, Mohawk Valley Library System