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Student library chapter wins national award

One night last March, Stefanie Metko got an extraordinary email.

“All I saw was ‘Congratulations’ in the subject line, and I knew. I started jumping up and down,” she said. “I was so excited. My husband thought we had won the lottery!”

In fact, Metko had not won the lottery, but had won something more prestigious. The University of Rhode Island student chapter of the American Library Association, for which Metko served as president, had been selected as the 2013 Chapter of the Year by the New Members Round Table, a division of the American Library Association.

Metko knew that she needed to tell Sarah Naomi Campbell and Katherine Boden...


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