For Immediate Release
September 19, 2012
Greece Public Library Awarded New York State
Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award
Supervisor John Auberger and the members of the Greece Town Board are pleased to announce that the Greece Public Library has been named recipient of the 2012 Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award. The award is named after former State Librarian Joseph F. Shubert and is sponsored by the New York State Regents Advisory Council.
“This award is a true testament to the dedication of Library Director Bernadette Foster, the hard work of the library staff, the continuous support of the Library Board of Trustees and the tireless work of the Friends of the Greece Public Library,” said First Ward Councilwoman and Library Liaison Shannon O’Keefe. “We are so fortunate to have such a great team working and volunteering to better the Greece Public Library.”
The award is given annually to recognize a library or library consortium that has taken significant steps within the past two years to improve the quality of library services offered to users. The award includes a $1,000 gift given by the Friends of the New York State Library.