Each year Library Journal honors librarians from around the country for their contributions to the library world. These librarians may be focused on changing the landscaping, innovating, advocating, educating, developing or building their community but regardless of their path it’s clear thet they’re doing work that deserves to be recognized. This year, OverDrive was priveleged to work with 21 of these wonderful librarians and so we wanted to say congrats to the following honorees!

Ignacio Albarracin of San Antonio Public Library
Perry Genovesi & Adam Feldman of Free Library of Philadelphia
Heather McCue of Richland Library
Lauren Comito of Queens Library
Lori Easterwood & Jessica Zaker of Sacramento Public Library
Elizabeth Joseph of The Ferguson Library
Tracy LaStella of the Public Libraries of Suffolk County
Mindy Reed of Austin Public Library
Tysha Shay of Springfield-Greene County Library
Jasmine Africawala of Dallas Public Library
Patrick “P.C.” Sweeney of The Northern California Digital Library
Manuel Escamilla of Santa Ana Public Library
Trent Miller of The Wisconsin Public Library Consortium
Oli Sanidas of Arapahoe Library District
Jacquie Welsh of Los Angeles Public Library
Seth Ciotti of Kitsap Regional Library
Jason Clark of the MontanaLibrary2Go
Scott Bonner of the Municipal Library Consortium of St. Louis County
Taneya Gethers of Brooklyn Public Library
Jennifer Hamilton of the E-Library Co-Op of Southeast Louisiana
Cecilia Tovar of Santa Monica Public Library

We are so thankful that we have the opportunity to work with innovative libraries every single day and it’s beyond thrilling to see our partners getting the credit they deserve. Congrats to all the 2015 Library Journal Movers & Shakers!

Adam Sockel is a Social Media Specialist with OverDrive. He counts librarians among some of his closest friends.