Bringing Excellence in Service by Teens (B.E.S.T.) Award
The B.E.S.T. Award is given annually to honor a teen that has made a significant contribution to library services. The B.E.S.T. Award is sponsored jointly by the Young Adult Services Divisions of the Suffolk and Nassau County Library Associations. Visit the Suffolk YASD blog for further information and a list of winners.
Continuing Education Award for Library Support Staff
The SCLA Continuing Education Award for Library Support Staff is a minimum cash award made to a library employee who is pursuing academic or career-related coursework that will enhance and contribute to their library duties, as well as benefit libraries. The award is supported by the Suffolk County Library Association and is activities, individual contributions and commemorative gifts. It is administered by the SCLA Scholarship Committee whose decisions are final. It is an annual award, but if the Committee finds no suitable candidate in a given year, no award will be made.View further information and complete list of winners.
Excellence in Library Service Award (ELSA)
The ELSA is designed to recognize dedication to public service demonstrated by any staff member of a public, school, special or academic library. We welcome nominations submitted by any employee of a Suffolk County library or any Suffolk County library patron. View further information and complete list of winners.
Library Directory Associates Award (LDA)
The LDA Award provides recognition to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to libraries on Long Island. By honoring the winner we honor all the people who contribute to the profession. View further information and complete list of winners.
The Suffolk County Library Association, serving Suffolk County libraries since 1939, offers an academic scholarship to assist an outstanding library school student in subsidizing the cost of their library school education, and to promote the profession by supporting an excellent student pursuing a Library or Information Science Master's Degree in Suffolk County. View further information and complete list of winners.
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