Apply for PLA Awards

Thank 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 2017 nomination period will open in early September 2016, with a deadline typically the first week of December.

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.

PLA President Vailey Oehlke, along with the award sponsors and PLA members will recognize all of the 2016 award winners as part of the PLA Member Welcome Breakfast on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla.

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