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Movers and Shakers 2008

Library Journal has published its 2008 list of Movers and Shakers.  Among those recognized are several librarians who serve children.  And they are:

Devo Carpenter, Children’s’ Program Specialist, Austin Public Library – created the award-winning Second Chance Books program for incarcerated youth (including children under 14 years old).

Sarah Erwin, Assistant Director, Kirkwood Public Library (MO) – Youth services with a punch (and an impact on the bottom line).

Lucí­a Gonzí¡lez, Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) – storyteller extraordinaire.

Tony Tallent, Director of Youth and Outreach Services, Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (PLCMC) – launched the Tricycle Music Fest  for young children and their parents.

If someone is missing from this list please leave a comment about them.

Do you know someone serving children who deserves recognition?  Consider nominating them for the 2009 Movers and Shakers list (deadline is 11/24/2008): http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA606274.html?q=movers+and+shakers+2009 

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