The APLA Merit Award honours an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to library services in the Atlantic Provinces. Please consider nominating a deserving colleague who inspires you. Some of the contributions that might be considered in selecting a person for this award are:

  • leadership in library associations at the local, regional and provincial levels,
  • contributions to the development, application and utilization of library services and library systems
  • significant contribution to library literature.

The APLA Merit Award is presented during the Annual Conference. 

A list of the past recipients of the APLA Merit Award may be found on the APLA website,

Nominations, including documentation of the nominee’s achievements and letters of support, should be submitted by March 31 to the APLA Past-President,