Orangeburg Library Director Receives Prestigious Mover & Shaker Award


Roberta Bibbins, Director of the Orangeburg County Library, has been named a Mover & Shaker in the library industry by the national publication, Library Journal.

In its March 15, 2013 issue, Library Journal named 50 outstanding professionals committed to providing excellent service to meet the needs of the people they serve. Roberta Bibbins was selected because of her commitment to librarianship and her steadfast support of the library becoming a strong and trusted partner in the role of community development.

Library Journal honored Roberta Bibbins because of her work to develop the library as a 21st Century space for the community that would enrich, inform, and entertain.

"Each member of this year's Movers & Shakers class embodies service to their community and a passion for advancing libraries and their profession," said Mike Kelley, Library Journal Editor-in-Chief.

Roberta has been with the Orangeburg County Library as Director for 2 years. She previously worked as a School Library Media Specialist and as a Manager of Collection Development for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library in North Carolina.

The 2013 Movers & Shakers were selected by the editors of Library Journal, the profession's leading trade magazine. Each of the Movers & Shakers will be prominently featured in the March 15th issue of Library Journal and celebrated at a special luncheon in June during the American Library Association's annual conference in Chicago. The print feature's companion website is sponsored by OCLC and available at The luncheon and awards ceremony is made possible by the support of sponsors, including Baker & Taylor, Collection HQ, DEMCO, Info Group/Reference USA, Library Aware from Novelist, ProQuest, and Rosen.

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