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 2016 nomination period closed December 2, 2015 at 11:59 PM Central.

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 Award Juries select winning submissions at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting. Results are announced in February 2016. Most awards are presented and/or disbursed at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference.

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