About the award: This award is given annually to honor the life and contributions of Floyd Dickman in partnership with Junior Library Guild. It is awarded to one school library in Ohio each year to assist in the purchase of books that inspire children to embrace the fun and the joy in reading.
Qualifications: The application must be submitted by an OELMA member for the sole purpose of purchasing print books for the school library.
Award: The recipient will receive $250 to spend at the Junior Library Guild warehouse.
To apply: Complete the online form below
Applicant will need:
- Name of school librarian, grade level, school name, address, number of students enrolled in the school.
- A letter from an administrator.
- Applicant will write a narrative of no more than 250 words describing how this award will enhance the school library’s collection and “inspire the joy in reading.”
Due by: October 6th , 11:59 pm
Winners will be notified in by mid-October and will receive their certificate at the OELMA conference.