Congratulations to Cristina Ramirez, Assistant Manager of the Varina Area Library. She just received a 2021 Virginia Excellence in Government Award from VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs. Cristina’s “Unsung Heroes Award” recognizes her distinguished service as a government employee. She works tirelessly to promote county services and inclusion for Hispanic and Latin communities through her role with the Henrico County Public Library.


AIA/ALA Library Building Award to Varina Library from the American Institute of Architects in partnership with the American Library Association/Library Leadership and Management Association


Outstanding Program for Adults in Appy Hour from Virginia Public Library Director’s

Outstanding Cooperative Program with other Libraries or Agencies for Repurposing Library Assets by the Virginia Public Library Director’s Association


Outstanding Program for Young Adults for Jumpstart Your Summer Teen Volunteer Fair from the Virginia Public Library Director’s Association

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