Presented at the Banquet during the Annual Conference, the APLA Advocacy Award, valued at $500, recognizes exemplary library promotion, advocacy and outreach. The Awards Committee, which will consist of the APLA Advocacy Interest Group and a member of the APLA Executive, will evaluate submissions based on the following criteria:
- Creativity and innovation as demonstrated by the originality of the project
- Potential for generating public visibility and support for libraries, irrespective of the kind or amount of resources employed;
- Relevance and effectiveness illustrated by measurable objectives and subsequent evaluation methods;
- Commitment to ongoing library promotion and advocacy.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a personal member of APLA residing in Atlantic Canada.
March 31st of each year