2018 Award Winners presented at the SCLA 2018 Conference

Friend of the Libraries Award

Friends of the Hilton Head Library in recognition of their contributions to the Hilton Head Library and dedication to supporting quality library service to their community.

Innovation Award

Richland Library Social Awareness Taskforce in recognition of their impact in bringing together the community for courageous conversations about race, social justice, gender, and equality.

New Professional Award

Danielle Thornton from Greenville County Library System in recognition of her achievements and contributions to the field of librarianship.

Outstanding Librarian Award

Amber Conger from Kershaw County Library in recognition of her achievements and service in the field of librarianship.

Outstanding Paraprofessional Award

Sarah Ward from TriCounty Technical College in recognition of her excellence and contributions to South Carolina libraries.

2018 Hall of Fame

Ray McBride from Beaufort County Library in recognition of his excellence, achievements, and long-standing record of leadership and service to South Carolina and the field of librarianship.