Bob Kohler of Currituck was presented the Annual Grace M. Austin Award by Stephanie Miller, President of the Currituck Library Board. According to Currituck County Librarian Vicky Hagemeister, Grace M. Austin was a Currituck County librarian from 1962 to 1983. She served as librarian longer than anyone to date and her daughter and son-in-law endowed the award in her honor. The plaque says that the award is Presented annually to one who has contributed in a special way to the Currituck County Public Library. Bob received the award for his efforts to raise funding for the Babygarten Programs at Moyock and Barco and for being a Friend of the Library and a member of the Library Foundation Board. A book of Bob’s choosing was added to the library in his honor: Daily Life in the United States 1920 – 1940.