Cornerstone Award

The Cornerstone Award is given annually to an individual or individuals who have had a significant and long-term impact on enhancing public libraries in South Central Wisconsin and represent the values and mission of the South Central Library System Foundation.

The 2016 Cornerstone Award Reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at the Cambridge Winery, 700 Kenseth Way, Cambridge, WI. The honorees for 2016 are Julie Chase, former director of the Dane County Library Service and Middleton Public Library, and Mary Lou Sharpee, a community activist who has been involved in literacy efforts in the Columbus area for more than 40 years.

Corporate sponsors for this year's Cornerstone Reception are:

Also in 2016 we again present three special library awards: the "Super Awesome Library Award," the "Program Wizard Award," and the "Giddy Up Partner Award." Visit the award page for more information.

Past recipients include:

For more information, contact Martha Van Pelt, South Central Library System Director, (608) 246-7975.