Cornerstone Award

The Cornerstone Award is shaped like a glass obelisk

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 2019 Cornerstone Award recipient is Bruce Deming, the owner of Embury, Ltd., which for years supplied furniture and shelving for public libraries. Bruce has also been active at Library Legislative Day.

This year's reception was held Thursday Oct. 17  at Buck & Honey’s Restaurant in Sun Prairie, WI, and reception sponsors were Chase Lumber Company, First Business Bank and Summit Credit Union.

The Foundation's special library awards presented that evening included: the "Super Awesome Library Award," the "Program Wizard Award," and the "Giddy Up Partner Award." 

Visit the awards page for more information.

Past Cornerstone Award recipients are:

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