Larry Lempert receives marketing award

Larry Lempert being interviewed after Guus Kuijer’s award lecture at the House of Culture in Stockholm, May 2012. Photo: Stefan Tell

Today Svensk Biblioteksförening (Swedish Library Association) announced Larry Lempert as the recipient of the 2012 Greta Renborg marketing award.  The award amounts to SEK 25 000. The citation of the jury:

“The Greta Renborg’s prize for 2012 has been awarded to Larry Lempert, of the International Library, Stockholm, for his dedicated and long service, in different positions, both nationally and internationally, working to make the library a place for everyone – regardless of age and nationality. When he markets the library service he conveys new ideas and highlights the work of the library as a way and a place to create a love of reading and encourage imagination and knowledge. ”

Larry Lempert is library director of Internationella biblioteket (International Library) in Stockholm and Chairman of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury. More about Larry here.

He will be presented with the award on Thursday September 27th, at Göteborg Book Fair.

Congratulations Larry!

Photo: Stefan Tell

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