National School Library of the Year Award Application

School/District Information

Applicant Information

Preferred Site Visit Dates


Applicants must submit an electronic portfolio that is accessible to all committee members. The electronic portfolio must include:

Letters of Endorsement

Include four signed stakeholder letters of endorsement describing the role of the school library in the educational environment.

  • One must be a letter from the highest-level administrator on school letterhead.
  • Additional letters should represent other stakeholders such as teachers, parents, students, technology directors, or community members.