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Awards

Susan Benton from Urban Libraries Council (left) poses with Director Cynthia Berner in 2016

Recent Awards

Some of the more recent awards from the Wichita Public Library's more than 100 years of existence follow.

Individuals Recognized

  • Wichita Business Journal's Women in Business Award to Director Cynthia Berner (2018)
  • Kansas Library Association's Presidential Award for New Professional to Reference Librarian Sara Dixon (2016)
  • USD 259 Good Apple Award to Children's Librarian Carol Kotsch (2015)
  • Mountain Plains Library Association's Distinguished Service Award to Branch Manager Jean Hatfield (2015)
  • Kansas Library Association's Presidential Award for New Professional to Savannah Ball (2014)
  • Kansas Library Association's Presidential Award for Library Personnel to Customer Service Manager Jaime Prothro (2011)
  • Kansas Library Association's Presidential Award for Library Personnel to Alford Branch Manager Jean Hatfield (2009)
  • Kansas Library Association's Presidential Award for New Professional to Evergreen Branch Manager Jaime Prothro (2006)
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