Collaborative School Library Award

About the Collaborative School Library Award The Collaborative School Library Award recognizes and encourages collaboration and partnerships between school librarians and teachers in meeting goals outlined in Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs through joint planning of a program, unit or event in support of the curriculum and using school library resources.

Established in 2000.

Administered by:

American Association of School Libraries logo

Award and Frequency

Annual award of $2,500.
This award is given out on an annual basis.


The school librarian must be a personal member of AASL.

Application Instructions

To apply, visit the AASL website.

Contact Information

Shannon Carter (Staff Liaison, March 21, 2016, to July 31, 2016) -
Work Phone: 312-280-4381
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Allison K. Cline (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016) -
Work Phone: (312) 280-4385
American Library AssociationAmerican Association of School Librarians
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2729

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Selection Criteria

See the AASL website for criteria.


Recipients are notified in the spring.