Honorary Membership

About the Honorary Membership
Honorary membership may be conferred on a living citizen of any country whose contribution to librarianship or a closely related field is so outstanding that it is of lasting importance to the advancement of the whole field of library service. It is intended to reflect honor upon the ALA as well as upon the individual.

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2008 Recipient(s)

Pat Mora


Effie Lee Morris

Retired Coordinator of Children's Services to the San Francisco Public Library

Peggy Sullivan

Former Exec Dir of ALA and retired university Dean, Professor, Consultant