CRPLSA’s partnership with The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library and tpt generated a September Emmy nomination. In the category of Documentary – Cultural the first ever Beyond the Book production, The Art and Life of George Morrison: A Beyond the Book Special was one of four 2015 production that was considered.
The other nominees within the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences were:
- On Eagle’s Wings: Minnesota’s Sacred Music – KSMQ-TV
- Richard Bresnahan: The Taste of the Clay – Prairie Public Television
- Tears to Water – WKBT-TV
The one-hour TV special, Tears to Water, produced by WKBT in LaCrosse highlighting water well construction in Uganda was the 2015 Midwest Documentary – Cultural recipient.