The White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) and the ALA Washington Office are calling for nominations for the 2015 WHCLIST Award. This award is granted to a non-librarian participant in National Library Legislative Day (NLLD). The winner receives a stipend of $300 and two free nights at the Liaison Hotel. This year, NLLD will be held on May 4-5 in Washington, D.C.
To qualify for the award, applicants should be:
A library supporter (trustee, friend, general supporter) and not a profession librarian.
A first-time attendee of NLLD.
Application materials must be turned in no later than April 1, 2015.
To apply for the WHCLIST award, please submit a completed NLLD registration form; a letter explain-ing why you should receive the award; and a letter of reference from a library director, school librari-an, library board chair, Friend’s group chair, or other library representative to:
Lisa Lindle, American Library Association
1615 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Note: Applicants must register for NLLD and pay all associated costs. Applicants must make their own travel arrangements. The winner will be reimbursed for two free nights in the NLLD hotel in D.C and receive the $300 stipend to defray the cost of attending the event. The winner will be notified by April 7, 2015