The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), seeks members’ application for the MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens, sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards Trust. The winner receives $500 and an additional $500 for their library. The award is open to all personal members of ALA/YALSA who have created an outstanding reading or literature program in the twelve months preceding the award deadline of December 1.
Application forms can be downloaded athttp://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/awardsandgrants/mae.cfm<https://exchange.trlib.org/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/awardsandgrants/mae.cfm> and emailed to Nichole Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> by December 1. Winners will be announced after Midwinter 2012.
For more than 50 years, YALSA has been the world leader in selecting books, videos and audio books for teens. For more information about YALSA or for lists of recommended reading, viewing and listening, go to www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists<https://exchange.trlib.org/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists> , or contact the YALSA office by phone, (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> .