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Sharples Named Top Volunteer

For Kim Sharples, receiving the 2021 Nebraska Library Association Outstanding Volunteer Award came as a surprise.

"I was very surprised and honored to receive this award," said the volunteer at Kimball Public Library. "I have always loved to help others when and where I can. I appreciate what others have done for me over the years, and I like to give back to the community."

Sharples volunteers in many aspects of the library – from Little Readers Storytime to being president of the Friends of the Kimball Library, where she is organizing files for this group. And when the Innovation Studio arriv...