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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Nashville Public Library director Donna Nicely wins national award

Donna NicelyThe Public Library Association has named Donna Nicely, director of Nashville Public Library, winner of the 2009 Charlie Robinson Award. Established in 1997, The Charlie Robinson Award honors a public library director who has been a "risk taker, innovator and change agent in a public library." Nashville's public library system includes the downtown Main Library and 20 branch libraries where a collection of 2 million items including books, periodicals, DVDs, CDs and downloadable audio books and movies are available. The library also offers more than 600 public-use computers, free art exhibits, cultural and educational programs, a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week online "Ask a Librarian" service, online databases to assist in everything from genealogical to market research and an active interlibrary book loan program - The Tennessean

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