Coatesville-based Chester County OIC honored Marguerite Dube, Director of the Chester County Library and Henrietta Hankin Branch, with the 2018 Difference of One Award during its 39th Annual Award Gala, according to a staff report from Daily Local News.
The award was presented to Dube for her dedication to public service and personal commitment to excellence in providing help to the community and its members.
The Chester County OIC, a nonprofit organization has the goal of providing free basic literacy education and life skills programs for adults, which also preparing individuals for employment. The aim is that this will lead them to be economically self-sufficient.
To help achieve this, it partners with the Chester County Library which supports adult literacy through its Adult Graded Reading collection. The library also provides office space, computers, supplies, and other services.
Dube started her career at the Chester County Library seventeen years ago, as the Business and Finance manager. She soon developed a passion for library services and was awarded an IMLS grant five years later to pursue a master’s degree in Library Science at Drexel University.
She was appointed library director In September 2008.
Read more about the honoree at Daily Local News here.