Awards (Professional Recognition)

Nadia Orozco-Sahi Awarded 2023 Core Career LIFT Award

Nadia Orozco-Sahi has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Career LIFT Award, sponsored by OCLC and Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures. They are the Library Services Coordinator at the University of New Mexico.

Twelve libraries recognized in American Libraries’ 2023 Library Design Showcase

CHICAGO — Twelve new and renovated libraries, and their architects, have been recognized in American Libraries’ 2023 Library Design Showcase, which appears in the magazine’s September/October issue, available online today.

AASL Commends the Florida Freedom to Read Project

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Florida Association for Media in Education (FAME) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends the Florida Freedom to Read Project. The project is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

William Lee Potter Awarded the 2023 Core Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship

William Lee Potter has been selected to receive the 2023 Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship ($3,000), sponsored by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures and Baker & Taylor.

AASL Commends the Delaware Library Association

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Delaware Association of School Librarians (DASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends  Delaware Library Association (DLA). The association is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends the As Told By Foundation

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends the As Told By Foundation. The foundation is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends the Queen City Book Bank

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends the Queen City Book Bank. The program is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends the Maryland Library Association

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends the Maryland Library Association (MLA). The association is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends We Need Diverse Books

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends We Need Diverse Books. The organization is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.

AASL Commends Calvert Library

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commends Calvert Library. The library is one of twenty outstanding programs, events, and products recognized in 2023 for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.