2017 Awards

Business Friend of the Year: Gary Klobchar of Milestone Financial Group


Friends Group of the Year: The Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library


Friends Public Relations Award: Amy Walsh, Community Relations Specialist for Wellspan Health


Lifetime Achievement Award: Barbara Baughman

2016 Awards

Citizen of the Year: Children's Program Committee, Mount Union Library


Elected State Official: Senator Daylin Leach, District 17


Friends Group of the Year: Easton Area Public Library


Lifetime Achievement Award: Lois Davie, B.F. Jones Memorial Library


Local Public Official: East Pennsboro Township Board of Commissioners


Media of the Year: Jane Cannon Mort, Lewistown Sentinel

2015 Awards

Citizen of the Year: Rich Rava & Judy Coleman, North Pocono Public Library Garden Team


Corporate Citizen of the Year: Giant Foods, LLC


Elected State Official: Representative Michael Carroll & Senator John Udichak


Friends Group of the Year: Friends of Mount Union Library


Friends Newsletter of the Year: Lititz Public Library


Library Public Relations: Mt. Lebanon Public Library


Local Public Official: Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors


Media of the Year: Williamsport Sun-Gazette

2014 Awards

Citizen of the Year: Barbara R. Quinn, Pittston Memorial Library


Corporate Citizen of the Year: UGI Utilities, Inc. 


Elected State Official: Wayne County Commissioners


Friends Group of the Year: Friends of Easttown Library


Library Public Relations: Reading Public Library


Media of the Year: Friends of Berks County Public Library

2013 Awards

Citizen of the Year: Jane Wagner, Mount Union Community Library Board


Friends Group of the Year: Friends of Mount Union Community Library & Friends of Hershey Library


Library Public Relations: joint venture between Reading Public Library and Berks Community Television


Local Public Official: Kevin P. Kodish, Commissioner of Mifflin County

2012 Awards

Citizen of the Year: Faustino Dunckhorst, President, Whitehall Public Library Friends President


Friends Group of the Year: Friends of the Littlestown Library & Friends of East Shore Area Library


Lifetime Achievement: M. Clare Zales


Public Relations: Free Library of Philadelphia & Whitehall Public Library

2011 Awards

Corporate Citizen of the Year: Boyds Mills Press


Friends Group of the Year: Friends of the Springdale Free Public Library & Council of Friends of Lancaster County Public Libraries


Library Public Relations: Lancaster Public Library


Lifetime Achievement: Philip Albright


Local Public Official: Centre Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) 

2010 Awards

Citizen of the Year: Patricia Willett


Corporate Citizen of the Year: Northeast Micro Computers


Friends Group of the Year: Friends of the Adamstown Area Library


Library Public Relations: Reading Public Library


Lifetime Achievement: Pat Ditzler


Local Public Official: Chester County Commissioners Carol Aichele, Terrence Farrell, and Kathi Cozzone


Media: Berks County Friends