Beatriz Guevara (UNCG School of Library and Information Science, Class of 2010) was recently honored as one of 10 winners of the 2012 I Love My Librarian Award. The award, which is sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the New York Times, and is administered by the American Library Association, recognizes public, school, and academic librarians. Candidates are nominated by library patrons for the award.
Ms. Guevara is Reference Librarian at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. She has been a strong promoter of reading and lifelong learning in the library and throughout the community. Some of the comments in her nomination include “(She) has made the library visible and accessible to new populations,” and “Beatriz is truly the people’s librarian.” We are proud and honored to have such a distinguished alumna. Congratulations Beatriz!