YALSA MAE Award press release

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.

To apply, fill out the official application form available online at www.ala.org/yalsa/awards&grants <https://exchange.trlib.org/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.ala.org/yalsa/awards%26grants> . Send your completed application by email to Nichole Gilbert, ngilbert@ala.org , by Dec. 1. Attachments must include the applicant’s last name and the name of the award ( i.e., Gilbert_MAE). To learn more and download an application, visit www.ala.org/yalsa/awards&grants<https://exchange.trlib.org/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.ala.org/yalsa/awards%26grants> . Winners will be announced after ALA’s Midwinter Meeting 2011, Jan. 7-11 in San Diego.

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 , or contact the YALSA office by phone, (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390, or e-mail, yalsa@ala.org .