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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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W. Kaye Lamb Award

W. Kaye Lamb Award for service to seniors
Sponsored by the Ex Libris Association and the Canadian Library 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 information for the award nomination process

Winners

2002 co-winners

  • Western Counties Regional Libraries (NS)
  • Calgary Public Library

2004

  • Toronto Public Library

2006

  • Maple Ridge Public Library, part of the Fraser Valley Regional Library

2008

  • Oshawa Public Library 2012 Coquitlam Public Library

2012

2015

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

Next deadline, February 28, 2017

The Award

An award of $500 and a mounted, framed certificate,will be presented at the Canadian Library Association awards ceremony by representatives of Ex Libris and the Canadian Library Association.

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.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.
  3. The application might include architectural drawings, details of the equipment used and an outline of the effect on staffing and budget.
  4. The name of a contact person, telephone number, fax, e-mail, etc.

Completed forms should be forwarded to:

Ex Libris Association W.K. Lamb Award
c/o Ontario Library Association
2 Toronto Street, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON
M5C 2B6

Selection Procedure

A representative of ELA and of CLA will review the submissions and make a recommendation to the executives of both organizations for approval. The winner will also be announced in Feliciter and the ELAN, Ex Libris Association Newsletter.

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