Postmark deadline: November 2, 2009
Library Journal’s annual award for the Best Small Library in America, cosponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was founded to encourage and showcase the exemplary work of these libraries. Now in its sixth year, the award honors the public library that most profoundly demonstrates outstanding service to populations of 25,000 or less (see link for eligibility).
The winning library will receive a $15,000 cash award, a feature story in the February 1, 2010, Library Journal, membership and conference costs for two library representatives to attend the Public Library Association Biannual Conference in 2010 in Portland, OR, and a gala reception at the conference.
For complete eligibility and submission requirements: