Purpose of the Award
To honor an individual who has contributed significantly to enriching library services to youth (children and/or teens) in New Hampshire.
Examples of Significant Contributions:
Overcoming resource limits to develop outstanding library service for youth in the community.
Providing service to a previously unserved or underserved youth population through outreach, creative programming, technology use, or collection development.
Serving beyond one’s own institution and helping other libraries enrich their services to children and/or teens.
Promoting youth services through exemplary performance and recognition by the public served.
Criteria for the Recipient
All nominees for the CLNH Librarian of the Year Award must:
Be currently employed in NH as either a librarian or a library support staff member
Be a current CLNH member
NOT be a current CLNH Board member
NOT be a past recipient of the award
The CLNH Board will review the nominations and select an award winner prior to the CLNH Fall Conference, where the award winner will be announced. The name of the CLNH Librarian of the Year will be engraved on a plaque, which will be housed in the library of the current CLNH Librarian of the Year.
Please complete the nomination form by May 24.
Contact Mo Churchillmchurchill@newport.lib.nh.us