The Empire Friends Roundtable of NYLA is soliciting applicants for their annual Daniel W. Casey Advocacy Award presented annually at the NYLA conference. The award honors a volunteer group or member of the library community whose efforts have contributed to the growth of libraries or Friends organizations. Previous winners have included Harold Wusterbarth from Schenectady, as well as local friends groups. Why not yours? Deadline for nominations is July 23, 2010. The nomination form is available at: www.nyla.org/roundtables.