Jefferson Elementary School Library wins Jaffarian Award for Exemplary Humanities Program
For Immediate Release
CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office (PPO) announced that the Jefferson Elementary School Library in Elmhurst, Ill., is the winner of the 2010 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming. The award will be presented at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 27, during the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., immediately prior to the Auditorium Speaker Series presentation of Marlo Thomas. The Jefferson Elementary School Library will receive a plaque recognizing the achievement and a cash award of $4,000. Additionally, the winning program will be featured on ProgrammingLibrarian.org as a model for humanities programs in school libraries.