The Mohawk Valley Library System Board of Trustees is currently accepting nominations for the 2008 Trustees Award and the 2008 Library Recognition Award. Both are presented at the MVLS annual dinner and include a $200 award.
The Trustees Award honors individual contributions of time and effort promoting libraries and furthering the work of a library or the system. Eligible nominees are trustees of member libraries or the system or other volunteers who have given outstanding services in developing library services in the region. Paid staff is not eligible. Nominations for the Trustees Award are accepted from trustees, system or library staff.
The Library Recognition Award honors a member library for its achievements in one or more of the following categories:
– A new or continuing program demonstrating: “Excellence in Service.”
– “Sustained Outreach and / or Programming” efforts to reach an underserved and/or new customer population.
– “Innovative Services, Methods or Approaches” to improve library services in their service area.
Nominations may be made by trustees, library or system staff, or Friends of the Library.
Nominations for both awards are due on March 28, 2008. Nomination forms are available on the MVLS website and should be forwarded to the MVLS Awards Committee c/o Mohawk Valley Library System, 858 Duanesburg Road, Schenectady, NY 12306.