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Chris Wagner One of 10 Carnegie/NYT I Love My Librarian Award Winners

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(NEW YORK – Dec. 7, 2010) Today, branch librarian Christina “Chris” Wagner of the Goodman South Madison (Wis.) Branch Library was named one of 10 librarians recognized for service to her community as a winner of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.Wagner works to provide low-income adults with educational resources. For the past eight years, the library has hosted the University of Wisconsin Odyssey Project, an award-winning free college humanities course for adults near the poverty level. Wagner has been a WLA member for nearly 20 years. In 2006, she and Carolyn Forde, received the WLA/Highsmight Award for creating th South Madison Game Night at the Madison Public Library's South Madison Branch. More than 2,000 library supporters nationwide nominated a librarian.  The nine additional award recipients are:Paul ClarkClay County Library SystemFleming Island, Fla.Ellen M. DolanShrewsbury Public LibraryShrewsbury, Mass.Jeff DowdyBainbridge College LibraryBainbridge, Ga.Laura Farwell BlakeHarry Elkins Widener...