Nominations for the 2015 I Love My Librarian Award are now closed.
Winners will be announced on December 3, 2015.
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American Library Association, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year 10 librarians are selected. Each librarian receives a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and a travel stipend to attend the awards ceremony and reception in New York City, hosted by The Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Each nominee must be a librarian with a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association in library and information studies or a master’s degree with a specialty in school library media from an educational unit accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. Nominees must be currently working in the United States in a public library, a library at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or at an accredited K-12 school.
In the award’s first seven years, library supporters nationwide sent in more than 14,000 nominations for their librarians. A total of 70 librarians have won the award to date. Read about the previous winners: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009,and 2008.