The deadline for the $3000 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week grant has been extended to Friday, November 6, 2009.
If you haven't already geared up for Library Card Sign-up Month, there's still time to get the word out! Here are ideas for how you can spread the word in your community:
Use PLA's Awards Application form to nominate a library (open through December 1, 2009).
The EBSCO Excellence in Small and/or Rural Public Library Service Award provides recognition and a $1,000 honorarium to a public library serving a population of 10,000 or less that demonstrates excellence of service to its community as exemplified by an overall service program or a special program of significant accomplishment.
Banned Books Week is September 26 - October 3, 2009.
Nominations are open for Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.
Up to ten librarians will be honored. Each will receive $5000, a plaque, and $500 travel stipend to attend an awards reception in New York.
There are three categories: