Cornerstone Award

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 will be held Thursday Oct. 17 from 5-7 p.m. at Buck & Honey’s Restaurant, 804 Liberty Blvd., Sun Prairie, WI (map & directions). This year's reception sponsors are Chase Lumber Company, First Business Bank and Summit Credit Union.

The Foundation's four special library awards are: the "Super Awesome Library Award," the "Program Wizard Award," the "Giddy Up Partner Award," and the "Outstanding Library Volunteer 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.