Chapter One Award

The Chapter One Award is one of two awards presented by the Friends of Mississippi Libraries. Local chapters affiliated with the state group may be nominated for the Chapter One Award. Nominations must be made electronically to the Friends of Mississippi Libraries, Inc.

2023 Nomination Form

Deadline for nominations is September 8th 2023


2023 - Friends of the Winona-Montgomery County Library, Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System

2022 -Friends of the Ridgeland Library, Madison County Library System

2021 - Friends of the Starkville Public Library, Starkville-Oktibbeha County Public Library System

2020 - Friends of the Choctaw County Library, Choctaw County Library System

2019 - Friends of the Stone County Libraries, Pine Forest Regional Library System

2018 - Friends of the Dorothy J. Lowe Memorial Library, Tombigbee Regional Library System

2017 - Friends of the Harriette Person Memorial Library, Harriette Person Memorial Library

2016 – Friends of the Lake Public Library, Central MS Regional Library System

2015 - Friends of the Quisenberry Library, Jackson/Hinds Library System

2014 – Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System

2013 – Friends of the Waynesboro-Wayne County Library

2012 – Mike Johnson, President, Friends of the Walnut Grove Public Library

2011 – Friends of the Bolivar County Library, Bolivar County Library System

2010 – Beverly Rhodes, Friends of the Forest Public Library, Central Mississippi Regional Library System

2009 – Friends of the J. Elliott McMullan Public Library, Kemper-Newton Regional Library

2008 – Friends of the Southaven Public Library, First Regional Library

2007 – Friends of the Floyd J. Robinson Memorial Library, Raleigh, MS; Central Mississippi Regional Library System – Honorable MentionFriends of the Florence Public Library, Central Mississippi Regional Library System

2003 – Library Foundation of Hancock County

2002 – Friends of Clinton Public Library 2000 - Gloria Mitchell, Friends of Carnegie Library Clarksdale

1999 – Cecil Trawick, Friends of Walthall County Library


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