The Illinois Library Association's Awards Program

The Illinois Library Association’s awards program recognizes excellence in librarianship and library service in Illinois. The program increases awareness of the contributions of all association participants, including recipients, sponsors, co-sponsors, and committees/forums. Please see the Awards Procedures page for policies and procedures that apply to all awards; please see the individual award pages for specific terms, criteria, and eligibility.

2018 awards submissions are now closed. The 2019 submission process will open in January 2019.

2018 ILA Award Winners 

2017 ILA Award Winners
2016 ILA Award Winners
2015 ILA Award Winners






















iREAD Summer Reading Programs

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