American Library Association
Category: Arts & Culture
DescriptionThe I Love My Librarian Award recognizes the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, and college librarians. Administered by the Association with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the New York Times Company, the program seeks nominations that describe how a librarian is improving the lives of people in a school, campus, or community. The Award is given to up to 10 winners, each of whom will receive a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and a $500 travel stipend to attend the awards reception in New York. Nominees must be a librarian with a masterís degree from an ALA-accredited program in library and information studies or a masterís degree with a specialty in school library media from an educational unit accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. Nominees must currently be working in the U.S. in a public library, a library at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or at an accredited K-12 school. Nominators must be public library users. Visit the Web site for additional details and nomination forms.
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