EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Public Library Service Award

About the EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Public Library Service Award
The EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Public Library Service Award provides recognition and a $1,000 honorarium to a public library serving a population of 10,000 or less that demonstrates excellence of service to its community as exemplified by an overall service program or a special program of significant accomplishment. The award honors a public library for all or any of the following:
  • Uniqueness of service of program
  • Impact of program or service on community
  • How the service or program will affect the future of the library and its community

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

Annual plaque and a $1,000 cash award.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Only one library shall receive this annual award. No award shall be given if applicants do not meet the award criteria.

Application Instructions

 

To nominate a library for this award, please visit the PLA Awards Online Application.

PLA will forward the nominations to the current chair of the EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Public Library Service Award Committee. PLA reserves the right to extend the application deadline.

Contact Information

Julianna Kloeppel (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016) - jkloeppel@ala.org
Work Phone: 312-280-5026
Fax: (312) 280-5029
American Library Association Public Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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