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Monday, Nov. 7th, 2016 Annual Meeting

Biographies of Librarians & Information Professionals

2015 W. Kaye Lamb award winners

Spring 2016 Newsletter


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Application for W. Kaye Lamb Award for Service to Seniors

Sponsored by the Ex Libris Association

This award is given in honour of William Kaye Lamb, the first National Librarian of Canada, Dominion Archivist and eminent historian (1904 - 1999).

Purpose Of The Award

This award recognizes a library that has developed an ongoing service, programme, or procedure of benefit to seniors and/or a design and organization of buildings or facilities that improve access and encourage use by seniors. The award will be presented biennially when merited.

Eligibility

Any Canadian public, academic, or special library is eligible for this award.

Deadline

The current deadline is December 30, 2017. The award is presented biennially (every two years) when merited.

The Award

A representative from Ex Libris will present a suitably mounted framed certificate and a monetary award of $500.

Application Procedure

Please provide:

  1. Name of the library.
  2. A statement of the service or facility of benefit to the senior population served by the library.
  3. Descriptive material such as photographs, promotional or advertising materials used, articles or news items published may be included with the application to indicate the ongoing success of the project.
  4. The application might include architectural drawings, details of the equipment used, and an outline of the effect on staffing and budget.The name of a contact person, telephone number, fax, e-mail, etc.

Selection Procedure

A committee of Ex Libris members review the submissions and make a recommendation to the executives of both organizations for approval.

Nominations should be forwarded to:

Ontario Library Association
c/o W. Kaye Lamb Award Jury
2 Toronto Street
3rd Floor
Toronto, ON, M5C 2B6
Telephone: (416) 363-3388


View a list of Past Winners.

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