The Illinois Library Association's Awards
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 individual award pages for specific terms, criteria, and eligibility.
The Illinois Library Association's Scholarships
The Illinois Library Association’s scholarships are designated to help and encourage the pursuit of education in librarianship. Scholarships may be used for classes, registration fees for workshops, seminars, conferences or other educational opportunities. Please see the individual scholarship pages for specific terms, criteria, and eligibility.
Submit an award nomination
The deadline for Award Nomination submissions is May 15.
For any questions regarding awards and/or submitting a nomination, please email Tamara Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Us Promote the ILA Awards!
Help us get the word out about the ILA Awards. We designed a flyer to promote the ILA Awards. Print copies of the flyer and place them in your library's check-out area, or include it in your library's newsletter or mailings. If you have any questions regarding the awards, submitting a nomination, or the flyer, please contact Tamara Jenkins at email@example.com.
2022 ILA Award and Scholarship Recipients
2021 ILA Award Winners
2020 ILA Award Winners
2019 ILA Award Winners
2018 ILA Award Winners
2017 ILA Award Winners
2016 ILA Award Winners
2015 ILA Award Winners