Receiving congratulations for winning the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA) honor isn’t new for Plano – and that’s great! The Plano Public Library (PPL) was recently chosen as a TMLDA 2020 Achievement of Library Excellence Award recipient.
Of the state’s 568 public libraries, only 56 earned this award for a year of consistently innovative work. Applicants were required to provide proof of accomplishments in 10 major categories:
1. Providing services to underserved and special populations2. Enhancing basic services3. Marketing programs and services in innovative ways4. Promoting cultural, topical and educational programming5. Providing literacy support6. Creating summer reading clubs7. Pursuing collaborative projects with community organizations8. Supporting workforce development9. Enhancing digital library experiences10. Offering comprehensive staff training
Watch this award video for details on how the PPL enhances the quality of life for all Plano citizens.