Free Library of Philadelphia
 
Diverse elders are "at home" in the Chinese Room at Independence Diverse elders are "at home" in the Chinese Room at Independence .
  • ULC/Highsmith Award of Excellence from the Urban Libraries Council, to the Free Library for its Teen Leadership Assistants Program and Associate Leaders pilot project

  • Marietta King - Alberta Walden Still Award from the Pennsylvania Library Association, to the Independence Branch for public library service to older adults in a diverse community

  • New Librarian Honors Award from the Pennsylvania Library Association, to Librarian Darren T. Cottman of the Cecil B. Moore Branch for originality and inventive ability as a new librarian in devising new and improved methods of library service

  • Induction into the Germantown Hall of Fame of Elliot L. Shelkrot, president and director of the Free Library of Philadelphia, by the Germantown Historical Society