RRLC 2010 ACADEMIC LIBRARY OF THE YEAR
B. THOMAS GOLISANO LIBRARY AT ROBERTS WESLEYAN
What makes the Golisano Library at Roberts Wesleyan College such a special place?
“The staff are very helpful and patient.”
“…changed the landscape of our campus, both in physical structure and in scholastic pursuit.”
“…incredible place to read, study, research, and grow intellectually.”
“Every communication with the library ends with an offer to help.”
“…excellent resource for the college and the surrounding community!”
Some examples of nominating entries
B. Thomas Golisano Library with Director Al Krober
, is the 2010 RRLC Academic Library of the Year. The judges for the National Library Week Contest – Ellen Stoll Walsh
, local children’s author and storyteller, Nikki Rudd
, 10NBC news reporter, and Bernard Margolis
, NY State Librarian – said the nominations reflected an excitement about the library.
about the support the Library has received, Al said: “The new library
doubled our door count in the first year. We wanted to live up to
that. Just as we hoped, the library has become a center of the campus.”
Jeff Baker, winner of the Public Library of the Year, Al said the
secret is in listening to the library’s users – faculty, administration
and students – and library staff.
Beauty abounds in the Golisano Library. Take a photo tour
and watch the video of our day at Golisano: