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Posted on: April 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Achievement of Library Excellence Award 2020

The Zula B. Wylie Public Library in Cedar Hill, Texas has received the 2020 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association (TMLDA).  TMLDA is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League.  Each year TMLDA confers awards for outstanding contributions to public libraries.  To successfully receive the Achievement of Library Excellence Award, the applicant must exhibit excellence in providing services to underserved and special populations, in enhancing services, in marketing their programs and services in innovative ways, in promoting cultural, topical, and educational programming, in providing literacy support, in providing summer reading clubs, in pursuing collaborative efforts, in supporting workforce development, in providing for digital inclusion, and in comprehensively training staff.  According to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, 550 public libraries exist in Texas.  Of those libraries, only 56 received this award in 2020.

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