Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Contact: Delin R. Guerra

ALA International Relations Office



For immediate Release

October 27, 2009

CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) is accepting nominations for the 2010 Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund, sponsored by the Bogle Memorial Fund and the Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science. An award of $1,000 is given to an ALA member to attend his/her first international conference. The nominee must have been an ALA member for one full year.

The deadline for nominations is Jan. 1, 2010.

The award recognizes Sarah Comly Norris Bogle, a prominent U.S. librarian who made notable contributions to children’s librarianship, international library service and library education.

Application forms can be found at or by calling the International Relations Office at (800) 545-2433, ext 3201, or by e-mailing . Nominations should be sent to: International Relations Office, American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2795. Telephone: (312) 280-3201. Fax: (312) 280-4392. Email: