Welcome to the LLAMA awards page. Listed below you will find information about LLAMA's various awards, grants and scholarships. Applications are listed as well. If you are interested in learning about previous awardees, for some of the awards there is a historical list of recipients just below their information.
The ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards are co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). The biennial competition honors excellence in library interior design and promotes examples of extraordinary design reflected through innovative concepts. The program is managed by the LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Community of Practice Interior Design Awards Committee.
The ALA/AIA Library Building Awards are co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The biennial competition recognizes excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries. Awards for distinguished accomplishment in library architecture by an architect licensed in the United States will be made for any library in the United States or abroad. The program is managed by the LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Community of Practice Library Buildings Awards Committee.
2017 Submission Information (Submissions closed for 2017)
2018 Award Submission Form (Available in late 2017)
2019 Awards Juror Application (Available winter 2018)
The John Cotton Dana Award, sponsored by EBSCO Information Services and the H.W. Wilson Foundation, honors outstanding library public relations, whether a summer reading program, a year-long centennial celebration, fundraising for a new college library, an awareness campaign or an innovative partnership in the community. Winners of the award receive a $10,000 cash award. The program is managed by the LLAMA Public Relations and Marketing Community of Practice John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards Committee.
The annual PR Xchange Awards recognize the very best public relations materials produced by libraries in the past year. Entries are evaluated on content, originality, and design by a team of experts in public relations, graphic design, communications, and marketing, who select the winner(s) in each category. The program is managed by the LLAMA Public Relations and Marketing Community of Practice PR Xchange Committee.
2017 PR Xchange Submission Information (Submissions due March 15, 2017)