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 Section's 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 Section's Library Buildings Awards Committee.
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 Section's John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards Committee.
To recognize the very best individual pieces of public relations materials produced by librarians in the past year.