CHICAGO -- The American Library Association (ALA) invites the public to nominate their favorite librarians for its prestigious 2016 I Love My Librarian Award now through September 19 at http://www. ilovelibraries.org/lovemylibrarian. This award recognizes the public service of exceptional pubilc, school, college, community college or university librarians who have transformed lives and communities through educational opportunities and lifelong learning.
The 10 librarians selected will receive a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and a travel stipend to attend the ceremony and reception in New York City on November 30.
Each nominee must be a librarian with a master's degree from a program accredited by the ALA in library and information studies or a specialty in school library media from an educational program accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and must be currently working in the United States in a public library accredited two- or four-year college or university or at an accredited K-12 school.