The Craig Koste Award recognizes those library assistants who have distinguished themselves by their service to the NYSLAA organization and to the library assistants of New York on either a state or local level. A stipend of $100 will be given to the library of the winner of this award for collection development.
The Ray Murray Award is given to librarians, library directors, trustees, board members, and others who have contributed to the recognition and/or professional growth of library assistants.
To nominate someone for either award, please compile a packet including: your nomination letter, supporting letters, and any other pertinent documentation. Please include the name of the nominee’s supervisor for notification. The deadline for the submission is March 31st of each year. Awards are presented at the NYSLAA Annual Conference in June. Please see the NYSLAA web site for complete information.