Outstanding School Librarian

Distinguished Service Award
Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator
Outstanding School Administrator
Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program
All PSLA Awards (including those on hiatus for 2018)

The Outstanding School Librarian Award recognizes an outstanding individual school librarian who is an integral part of the students’ educational program. 

2017 Recipient: The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA

Lisa Lopez-Carickhoff, Lauren Friedman-Way, Sharon Nardelli, and Emily Woodward-  Librarians


  • Members of the Awards Committee, PSLA Board of Directors, and/or elected officers of PSLA are not eligible to apply.
  • A nominee whose school and/or district has been recognized as an Outstanding School Library Program is not eligible to apply for the Outstanding School Librarian award for three (3) years.
  • The nominee is a full-time, certified school librarian with consistent PSLA membership over a minimum of three (3) years.
  • The nominee must be nominated by a PSLA member.

Previous Outstanding School Library Program Award Winners

If you have any questions, please contact the Awards Committee Chair ([email protected]).