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         Network Bulletin No: 08-18
         
         Date:       June 27, 2008
         
         Subject:  Awards         
         Index term: Network Library of the Year Award
         
         
         
         The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Library for the Blind and Physically
         Handicapped, has been named the 2007 Network Library of the Year.  Now in its
         fourth year, the annual award, which carries a $1,000 cash prize, was presented at a
         ceremony held June 11 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
         
         This award honors libraries serving blind and physically handicapped readers for
         providing innovative programs and services.  Past winners include Braille Institute
         Library Services of Los Angeles (2004), Illinois State Library Talking Book and
         Braille Service of Springfield (2005), and the Free Library of Philadelphia, Library
         for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (2006).  The Washtenaw County Library
         for the Blind and Physically Disabled of Ann Arbor, Michigan, was named the 2006
         Network Subregional Library of the Year.  This award also carried a $1,000 cash
         prize.
         
         For more information contact:  
         
         Jane Caulton        
         Head, Publications and Media Section
         (202)707-0521