Carnegie Sponsors Search for Nation's Favorite librarians for 2016 I Love My Librarian Award
The American Library Association (ALA) invites the public to nominate their favorite librarians for its prestigious 2016 I Love My Librarian Award. The award recognizes the public service of exceptional public, school, college, community college or university librarians who have transformed lives and communities through educational opportunities and lifelong learning. The ALA is accepting nominations now through Sept. 19 at http://www.ilovelibraries.org/lovemylibrarian.
The ALA will select up to 10 librarians. Each honoree will receive a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and a travel stipend to attend the I Love My Librarian Award ceremony and reception in New York City on Nov. 30, 2016, hosted by the philanthropic foundation and award sponsor, Carnegie Corporation of New York.
The I Love My Librarian Award was established to show appreciation for the contributions of outstanding librarians and also elevate the field of librarianship. Librarians are valuable community resources that connect people to the information, opportunities and critical technology that they need to help improve their quality of life...