Awards & Affiliations

The FFL has been named a 5 Star Library by Library Journal for 7 years.

Members of the FFL team have received the following awards:

  • 2016 Charlie Robinson Award - Sue Considine, Executive Director
  • 2015 Nonprofit Impact Award- Sue Considine
  • 2013 Library Journal Mover and Shaker- Sue Considine
  • 2013 WCNY Women Who Make America- Sue Considine
  • 2013 White House Champion of Change- Sue Considine

The FFL plays a leadership role in the following organizations:

  • New York State Library Association:
    • Councilor at Large- Sue Considine
    • Reference & Adult Services (RASS) past President- Monica Kuryla
    • RASS Secretary- Sarah Lawler
    • RASS Board member - Stephanie Prato
    • Public Library Services Secretary- Heather Matzel
    • Making & STEAM Round Table President (MSRT)- Sue Considine
    • MSRT President-Elect - Leah Kraus
    • MSRT Vice President - Mike Cimino
    • MSRT Secretary - Meredith Levine
    • MSRT Treasurer - Pete Cioppa
    • MSRT Member-at-Large: Margaret Portier
  • American Library Association:
    • Public Library Association (PLA) Leadership Development Committee- Sue Considine
    • PLA Leadership Academy application reviewer- Sue Considine
  • Central New York Library Resource Council (CLRC)
    • CLRC Immediate past President- Maija McLaughlin