Mary Marshall, Addison Public Library
Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to young people? If so, nominate that person (or yourself) for one of the two YSF awards. The “Golden Ticket Award,” sponsored by Quality Books, is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding local contribution in library services to young people in his/her community by creating and implementing library programs that promote a love of literature and instill positive feelings about libraries. Nominees for the Golden Ticket Award do not have to have a Masters in Library Science nor be a member of ILA. The award includes a one-year paid membership to ILA and a $150 cash prize.
The Davis Cup Award, sponsored by Scholastic Library Publishing, honors an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to library services to young people within their community or beyond. Nominees for the Davis Cup must be a member of ILA, have positively affected those outside his/her own community, and have actively participated in professional organizations, typically on a state or national level. The nominee does not have to work directly with children or work in a library setting. The award includes an engraved Revere bowl and a $300 cash prize.
The nominations for both the Golden Ticket Award and the Davis Cup Award are due May 15, 2009. For information or to obtain a nomination form for these awards, click here. Contact Mary Marshall for additional questions.
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