ALA honors Maloney for Whidbey Reads graphics

Boys in the boat poster
This Whidbey Reads poster by Brenda Maloney was part of the work that won the 2015 American Libraries Association contest in that category.

See a gallery of other Sno-isle Libraries posters by Maloney.

Brenda Maloney, graphic designer for Sno-Isle Libraries, has been recognized by the American Library Association (ALA) for her work.

Maloney’s posters and programs for Whidbey Reads 2015 won in the category of “Reading Program Themes (all ages) -print” in the large library group. The award was announced in June at the ALA national conference in June. This is the third year in a row that Maloney has been honored in the ALA’s PR Xchange Awards Competition.

Contest organizers said the panel of 17 judges was very impressed with the depth and breadth of all of the work submitted. About 390 entries were submitted and judges called the competition “extremely tight.”

The complete list of winners is available online, as is the slide show presented at the PR Xchange Awards ceremony at the 2016 American Library Association conference.