Award Nominations Due May 15

April 28, 2014

Spotlighting More Awards  

Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Demco Award

Presented by Illinois Library Association and Demco in honor of Hugh C. Atkinson (1933-1986).  Due in large part to his influence, Illinois garnered national recognition in statewide interlibrary cooperation.  As a supplier to the nation's libraries for more than eighty years, Demco is committed to recognizing excellence in libraries and library service as exemplified by Hugh Atkinson's leadership.   

Young Adult Librarian of the Year Award

Presented by the ILA Young Adult Services Forum and Sourcebooks this award honors Sharon Ball for her positive impact on young adults and Young Adult Librarians as she served as a consultant for the North Suburban Library System and beyond.  She served as an advocate and inspiration to Young Adult Librarians in Illinois for years and brought Young Adult services to the forefront during her career.

Submit your nomination form and all supporting documentation via the ILA web site.  No service should go unrecognized, so toot your own horn or tell us who you think is the best!


If you have any questions about the ILA Awards, please contact the ILA office at 312-644-1896, or
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