ALIA Award highlights the vital work of library technicians

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Congratulations to Judy Atkinson, a member of the Coffs Harbour City Library team who was awarded the Australian Library and Information Association Library Technican of the Year 2014-15 Award at ALIA's 2015 National Symposium in Hobart.

Judy is a member of the ALIA Far North Coast Library Technican Group, regularly  organising the annual Coffs Harbour Library Technicians' Day Breakfast.  She teaches part time in the library and information science course at North Coast TAFE as well as running local events to support the Pyjama Foundation.

Judy's award caught the attention of the local newspaper, raising awareness in the wider community.