QPL Volunteer Spotlight: Our GEM Award Winners!

Happy National Volunteer Week! For the second year, we have awarded our Go the Extra Mile Award to our volunteers who go above and beyond in their service and embody the Library’s mission “to transform lives by cultivating personal and intellectual growth and by building strong communities.”

Learn more about this year’s recipients here —and thank you to all our QPL volunteers!

2019 G.E.M Volunteer Award Recipients: 

 ·         Yiding Yang: Poppenhusen

 ·         Matthew Kolbusz: NAP/ESOL at Broadway 

·         Fran Kipnis: Queens Memory

 ·         Ayoola Silvera: Outreach 

·         Lingling Huang: Queensboro Hill 

2019 G.E.M. Volunteer Award Honorable Mentions: 

·         Leon Isakov: CUNY Service

 ·         Mitchell Lewis: YALP

 ·         Vincent Haywood-Howell: Seaside