Nominations Open for Reaching Forward AwardsFebruary 13, 2017
(via the Illinois Library Association)
Nominations are being accepted for Reaching Forward’s annual awards, which will be presented at the 2017 Reaching Forward Conference on May 5.
The Oberman and Rich Reaching Forward Conference Grant recognizes the contributions of a support staff member to the library community and the role of support staff in libraries. The recipient will receive free registration to the 2017 Reaching Forward Conference, an overnight stay at the Reaching Forward conference hotel, $50 for expenses, and a framed certificate.
The Robert P. Doyle ILA Conference Grant for Support Staff encourages ILA membership and support staff attendance at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference. The recipient will receive a one-year ILA membership and full registration and expenses to attend the ILA Annual Conference, plus up to $800 and a framed certificate.
Nominations for 2017 will be accepted through Friday, March 31. You may submit nominations for yourself or for a colleague. A panel of judges from the Reaching Forward Committee will be responsible for choosing the recipients.