Apply for PLA Awards

PLA Awards ribbon imageThank you for your interest in submitting a nomination for a PLA Award. We value this opportunity and the generosity of our sponsors to recognize the individuals and organizations that shine in the public library world. The 2020 nomination period closed December 6, 2019, at 11:59 PM Central.

PLA Award Juries will select winning submissions and PLA will announce results February 2020. Award winners will be recognized at the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.

PLA Award Applicants grant PLA/ALA authorization to use application content, award acceptance speeches, recordings, photos, and all other materials arising from the award application and acceptance process.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding awards, please contact PLA at 800-545-2433, ext. 5PLA (5752) or pla@ala.org.