Clarence Day Award (HISTORICAL)

About the Clarence Day Award Established in 1959 to be presented to a librarian for outstanding work in encouraging the love of books and reading.

Donor: American Textbook Publishers Institute

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

$1,000 and a contemporary print

This award is not currently being given out.

Application Instructions

Deadline for nomintations: April 1

Contact Information

Cheryl Malden (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2005, to June 30, 2030) -
Work Phone: (312) 280-3247
Fax: 312 944-3897
American Library Association
225 N Michigan Ave Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616

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Selection Criteria

The committee recognizes distinctive productions such as a book, essay, or series of lectures or programs, which promoted a love of books and reading and caused some focus of attention within three claendar years preceding the presentation.