The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Under Construction: Beginning June 16th, the Vigo County Public Library's Main Branch will be undergoing renovations. Microfilm readers may be inaccessible starting the week of August 18, 2014 while the Library prepares for the transition to new microfilm readers. Learn more about our renovation by clicking here or following the VCPL on Facebook.