The Round Rock Public Library recently received the 2020 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA), an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League. This award is conferred to libraries who exhibit excellence in providing services to underserved and special populations.
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, 568 public libraries exist in Texas. Of those libraries, only 56 received this award in 2020.
Thanks to our patrons for supporting us day in and day out, to the Friends of the Round Rock Public Library that supports our programming and services, and to all the organizations with whom we partner!