Zionsville Times Sentinel

Local News

October 27, 2010

Catt to receive library achievement award

Martha Catt, retired director of the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, will be recognized by the Indiana Library Federation on Nov. 16 at the ILF’s annual convention in Indianapolis. This award honors a librarian who has rendered outstanding service to Indiana libraries or media centers for 15 years or more.

“Martha has a long and distinguished career, beginning with service in both the school library and public library systems in Anderson and eventually settling into a dynamic leadership position in Zionsville,” said Susan Akers, executive director of ILF.

Martha worked from the late 70s to the mid 80s at the Area Library Services Authority in the eastern part of Indiana, then for two years at Indiana State Library in a public relations/marketing position where she developed a successful publicity campaign for libraries as well as a statewide summer reading campaign. For the last 10 years, she served as director of the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, retiring in May of this year.

Martha helped move the library from a small house to a modern public building, overseeing the design of the facility and embracing technology, as well as working with others on county projects. The Hussey-Mayfield library is now one of the more progressive and active libraries in the state. Beginning with a staff of less than 10 in 1990, the library employs 48 people who are committed to sharing Catt’s vision for excellent service and lifelong learning.

The Indiana Library Federation is a membership-driven organization which promotes all libraries in Indiana and fosters the professional growth of its members which include librarians, library staff, library administrators and trustees.

1
Text Only
Local News
Order Times Sentinel photos


Photos from April 2014

Facebook
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide