Robert P. Doyle ILA Conference Grant for Support Staff Award
Presented by Reaching Forward, a professional development conference for Library Support Staff in honor of ILA Executive Director Robert P. Doyle, who has been a strong advocate for library assistants and provided essential support for the Reaching Forward Conference.

The purpose of this award is to encourage ILA membership and support staff attendance at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference by support staff.

Open to support staff working in all types of libraries, who may nominate themselves or others.

Submit a statement, one page or less, completing the phrase “Why I (or my nominee) would like to attend the ILA Annual Conference and how it would affect my (his/her) personal and professional growth.”

Award Winners
The recipient will receive a one-year ILA membership and full registration and expenses to attend the ILA Annual Conference, up to $800, and a framed certificate.  

Nomination Deadline
March 31


Sponsor Contact
Illinois Library Association
Reaching Forward:  Forum for Library Support Staff
33. W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401
Chicago, IL  60654-6799
phone:  (312) 644-1896
fax:  (312) 644-1899
e-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Submit nomination online.

See previous Robert P. Doyle ILA Conference Grant for Support Staff Award winners