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Broward County > Library > A to Z > About Us > Awards and Recognitions

Over the years, Broward County Library programs, services and employees have received many awards and recognitions for excellence. Highlights include:

 2014

Library Journal "Mover and Shaker" - Broward County Library's E-Services and Marketing Manager Stephen Grubb
 
Florida Library Association Lifetime Achievement Award - Former Broward County Library Associate Director Julie Hunter
 
National Association of County Information (NACIO) Awards:

  • Excellent - External Publications Category: Connections
  • Excellent - Special Graphics – Broward eTutor Poster
  • Superior - Multi-page Booklet Category: BCL WoW Spanish Welcome Brochure
  • Superior - News Release Category – “Five Great Freebies You Can Get with a BCL Card”
  • Superior - Email Newsletter to Citizens – eConnections
  • Meritorious - Ceremonies/Community Events – Florida East Coast Railway Exhibit

First Annual AIA (American Institute of Architects) Florida People’s Choice Competition -
The Young At Art Museum/Broward County Library named one of the top 10 buildings in Florida

 2013

Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/Caribbean's 2013 Vision Award - Young At Art Museum/Broward County Library

Urban Libraries Council 2013 Innovations: Customer Experience - QR Quest
 
National Association of Counties (NACo) 2013 Achievement Award
- Young At Art Museum/Broward County Library
 
National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Awards:

  • Best of Class - Top 100 Artifacts of Broward County E-Book
  • Excellence - Connections Newsletter 
  • Excellence - Broward County Library Welcome Brochure
  • Superior - Fabulous 40's Event at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center 
  • Meritorious - BCL WOW Bus Terminal QR Code Sign
  • Meritorious - Library Volunteer Ad
  • Meritorious - Web Banner for Weekly WOW 

 2012

Florida Library Association (FLA) Library 2012 Web Site Award – Best Public Library Web Site

National Association of Counties (NACo) 2012 Achievement Award BCL WoW - Broward County Library Without Walls

Awarded five National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) 2012 Awards of Excellence for the following:

  • Publications: External “Connections”
  • Writing: Scripts: Best of Broward
  • Graphic Design: Brochures and Publications: Just Parents
  • Graphic Design Special Graphics: BCL WoW Banner
  • Special Projects: Promoting Libraries with QR Codes

“Outstanding LEED for New Construction - Public” and “Outstanding LEED for New Construction - Overall” categories from the 2012 U.S. Green Building Council Young At Art Museum/Broward County Library 

"2012 Award of Honor" in the Institutional Category from the Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for the award-winning design created by AECOM Design and Glavovic Studios, Inc.Young At Art Museum/Broward County Library

The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC-Florida East Coast Chapter) "2012 Excellence in Construction Awards (the Eagle Award)" in the Community/Public Service CategoryYoung At Art Museum/Broward County Library

"Greening Your Scene" award by the Town of Davie in the "Nonprofit Organization" category for the green and sustainable environmental practices used in the construction and operations of the facilityYoung At Art Museum/Broward County Library

 2011

National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Excellence Award – Graphic Design/Special Graphics: Boys-2-Men – Fulfilling Our Potential for Greatness Banner 

National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Excellence Award – Community Events: The Big Read – Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Excellence Award – Computer Media/Internet Web Sites and Interactive Media: Broward County Library Web Site

National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Superior Award – Photography: Library Days – Mother and Daughter Photograph

National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Superior Award – Graphic Design/Brochures and Publications: In the Shadow of the Raven Postcard

National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Meritorious Award – Writing/News Releases: Broward County Poet-in-Residence Anastasia Clark Poetry Workshop Press Release

National Association of Counties(NACo) 2011 Achievement Awards – Best in Category/Libraries: Broward County Library’s After-School @ Your Library program 

National Association of Counties (NACo) 2011 Achievement Award: Broward County Library’s Literacy Help Center

Florida Library Association Friends, Foundations and Boards Outstanding Member Award – Evelyn Grooms, Past-President, BCL Friends of the Library  

 2010

Florida Department of State and the State Library Exemplary Project Recognition – for After School @ Your Library - Technology program

National Association of County Information Officer (NACIO) Excellence Award – for Happy Anniversary, Graphic Design category

National Association of County Information Officer (NACIO) Meritorious Award – for Broward County Library: A 2009 ALL STAR Library, Writing category

Marcom Award - Honorable Mention for New Release Writing

Communitas Award - Check Out Being Green Campaign

APEX Award for Publication Excellence – All Star Library Media Kit and News Release Writing

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