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FLA Awards Application Deadline
Friday, March 05, 2021
Category: FLA Programs & Events

Florida Library Association Awards

The Florida Library Association honors outstanding libraries, individuals, businesses, and library supporters during its annual conference. Nominations may be submitted by any member of the Florida Library Association. Both the nominator and the nominee must be members of FLA (unless otherwise noted in the award description).

Awards Nomination Information

Award Nomination Requirements

Each award has a rubric providing information to nominees on exactly what the committee is looking for when deciding on a winner. An essay section is required for all awards and there are supplemental questions for specific awards.

Essay question 1
Describe why you believe the nominee should receive this award (limited to 6,000 characters -- which is approximately 1,000 words).

Essay question 2
Please provide a maximum 800-character summary (about 100 words) of the reasons this individual, organization, or team is worthy of receiving this award.

Supporting Documents
Nominees are also encouraged to provide supporting documentation with their award nominations; documentation can include letters of support, newspaper articles, flyers, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you're new to our awards program or just want to brush up on the basics, our Awards & Honors Committee has compiled a list of FAQ's to help you through the nomination process.