Hello, Pennsylvania Librarians!
The PA Library Association Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the Distinguished Service Award to be presented during the 2019 Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, October 13-16 at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie.
The Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor the Pennsylvania Library Association bestows, acknowledges an individual for exceptionally meritorious statewide service to libraries in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It recognizes significant achievement beyond one’s own job, extending to include lasting contributions to Pennsylvania libraries and librarianship as a whole. Here is a list of past winners: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.palibraries.org/resource/resmgr/awards/DISTINGUISHED_SERVICE_list.pdf
The nomination process is easy... The nomination submission form for all award categories is available here on SurveyMonkey. You can view the requirements in advance here: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.palibraries.org/resource/resmgr/awards/questions_asked_on_the_assoc.pdf. Please note the nomination form asks for appropriate biographical and professional information about the nominee. Pennsylvania Library Association membership is required for both nominators and nominees of the Distinguished Service Award.
Don’t delay! All nominations must be submitted by Monday, July 15 at 8 AM. Submission through the online survey is preferred, but nominations along with any supporting documents may be emailed to Carrie Sturgill at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, contact Carrie Sturgill, 2019 Awards Committee Chair, at 610-687-1124.
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