Self nominations and nominations by colleagues are invited.
Award Criteria - The successful candidate must: -- Hold an MLS degree or be a certified school/media specialist -- Hold a membership in a professional library association (such as TLA, ALA, etc.) -- Be employed, at the time of selection, in any field of librarianship in Abilene, Texas
Nominations are open through June 10, 2019. Nominations will be adjudicated by the appointed committee of the Friends of the Abilene Public Library. Final announcement of the winner will be made in September during the West Texas Book and Author Festival.
Recipients will receive recognition, a $500 financial award, and have their name listed on the Librarian of the Year commemorative plaque at the Abilene Public Library.
Each question is weighted the same. The ideal nominee will have made a contribution in each section.
The winner will be selected on the basis of outstanding achievement in the majority of the sections below.