Exciting news! Aaron Stefanich, Children’s Services Director, has been named the North Dakota Library Association
's 2023 Librarian of the Year.
Since 1992, this honor recognizes outstanding contributions to the North Dakota library profession. Wendy Wendt, Library Director, praises Aaron's impact on GFP_, enhancing children's programming and leading a department remodel. Aaron's influence extends statewide and nationally, serving on the NDLA Board, presenting at conferences,
and serving on the Caldecott and Sibert Award Committees. Aaron's fondest career memories revolve around people—colleagues, patrons, and even his own children experiencing storytime. For him, libraries are truly magical places.
Please join us in congratulating Aaron on this achievement! Your dedication to GFP_ and the library profession is truly inspiring.