2018 Annual Meeting (to be posted)
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). Read the biography for William K. Lamb at Wikipedia and the Ex Libris biography at this site.
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.
Any Canadian public, academic, or special library is eligible for this award.
The current deadline is December 30, 2017. The award is presented biennially (every two years) when merited.
A representative from Ex Libris will present a suitably mounted framed certificate and a monetary award of $500.
A committee of Ex Libris members review the submissions and make a recommendation for approval. The winner(s) will also be announced in ELAN, Ex Libris Association Newsletter, listservs, the ELA website, and social media.
Nominations should be forwarded to:
Ex Libris Association W. Kaye Lamb Award
c/o Ontario Library Association
2 Toronto Street
Toronto, ON, M5C 2B6
Telephone: 416-363-3388 or 1-866-873-9867
Fax: 416-941-9581 or 1-800-387-1181