19 August 2008

I Love My Librarian Award

Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded the American Library Association $489,000 to support the new Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. Administered by the ALA’s Public Information Office and Campaign for America’s Libraries, the award will launch this year and will continue annually through 2013. The award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of librarians in public, school, college, community college and university libraries for their efforts to improve the lives of people in their community.

Nominations for public librarians run from August 15 through October 1. Nominees must be a librarian with a mster's degree from an accredited program, and currently working in a library in the US. Public librarians must be nominated by a library user. Visit the award web page for complete information.

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