PSLA Awards

PSLA Awards Committee accepts nominations for the following categories:

Outstanding Contributor

The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of Pennsylvania school library programs.

Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator

The purpose of this award is to recognize an author and/or illustrator who has made a notable contribution to the field of literature for youth. 

Outstanding School Library Program (Individual) 

The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding individual school library program and services which is an integral part of the students’ educational program.

Outstanding School Library Program (District)

The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding school district library program and services which is integral part of the students’ educational program. 

Outstanding School Administrator

The purpose of this award is to honor a school administrator outside the library profession whose leadership made a significant contribution to school library services and programs

Pennyslvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program

The purpose of the Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Awards Program is to promote reading of quality books by young people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to encourage teacher / librarian collaboration in young adult and children’s literature, and to honor authors whose works have been recognized by the students of Pennsylvania.