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 awards application and nomination online form will be open September 1, 2015 through December 2, 2015. Please return to after September 1, 2015 to complete a nomination.

PLA Award Juries will select winning submissions at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting and announce results in February 2016. Most awards will be presented and/or disbursed at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference. 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