On Sept. 21, the Wood County District Public Library Board of Trustees named Nancy Welland, a clerk at the Walbridge Branch Library, the recipient of the 2012 John M. Gibson Outstanding Performance Award.
The annual award, named after the late John Gibson in honor of his contributions to the library and his role in the library’s renovation, recognizes a staff member who demonstrates excellence in customer service. The recipient is selected by the Trustees from nominations submitted by WCDPL patrons and staff.
Welland has been with the WCDPL since 1994, serving as a circulation clerk in Walbridge for the past 18 years. In the nominations, patrons and co-workers praised her friendliness, patience and courtesy when helping library users, her knowledge and the meticulous attention she gives to all aspects of her work.