Public Libraries Feature Article Contest

About the Public Libraries Feature Article Contest To recognize articles written by those employed by a public library and published in Public Libraries.

Criteria for eligibility are:

  • Author(s) must be a public library employee(s) at the time the manuscript is submitted.
  • Articles must have been submitted or published in 2011.
  • Articles must be feature length. Verso and Perspectives contributions will not be considered.


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Second Prize

2007 Winner(s)

Ill Winds: Hurricanes and Public Libraries Along the Gulf Coast

by Mary Cosper LeBoeuf, director of the Terrebonne Parish Library System in Houma, La.

The article was published in the May/June 2006 issue.

First Prize

2007 Winner(s)

The Public Library's Responsibility to LGBT Communities - Recognizing, Representing, and Serving

by Meagan Albright, youth services librarian at the Alvin Sherman Library (a joint use public library) at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The article was published in the September/October 2006 issue.