NJLA / NJASL Amy Job Partnership Award

This award has been re-named in honor of Amy Job. Amy Job was a librarian and professor at William Paterson University who was active professionally in both the New Jersey Library Association and the New Jersey Association of School Librarians. Amy was passionate about school/public library cooperation and took every opportunity to encourage collaboration. Thanks to a generous donation from the Job family, the recipient of this award will receive $200 to be used by their library.

DESCRIPTION: This award is given annually in recognition of a unique cooperative relationship between a public library and a school library. NJLA bestows the award on a librarian working in a public library who works with a media specialist in a public, private, or parochial school in the community to enhance library service to the people of the community. 

  1. Successful candidate must:
    1. Hold an MLS degree or be a certified school librarian/media specialist. 
    2. Be a member of NJLA.
    3. Have made a significant contribution by:
      1. Establishing a mutually beneficial relationship with the media specialist in a school in the community;
      2. Enhancing the image of libraries for youth;
      3. Or by introducing unique cooperative projects to connect the public and school libraries. 
  2. The recipient’s library will receive a $200 award to be used by their library.
Submission Guidelines: 

Use the online submission form to upload a one-page statement describing the contribution of your nominee and supporting materials as appropriate.  http://fs19.formsite.com/njla/form16/index.html

Monday, February 29, 2016