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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to
Honor Outstanding Character in a Challenging Situation

The Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced With Adversity

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Foundation / Corporation

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American Library Association (ALA)

Deadline Date:

02/01/22

Description:

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Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with challenges with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to a generous cash prize, the awardee will receive a certificate and a symbolic object from Lemony Snicket. The purpose of the award program is to remind readers everywhere of the joyous importance of librarians and the trouble that is all too frequently unleashed upon them.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166587

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$10,000, along with an odd, symbolic object from the sponsor's private stash, and a certificate.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The nominee must be a librarian.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: February 1, 2022

The award will be presented during the Awards Reception at the ALA Annual Conference.

Award information: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/ala-awards-program

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application: http://www.ala.org/tools/lemony-snicket-prize-application

Cheryl Malden, Staff Liaison
Email: cmalden@ala.org
Phone: (312) 280-3247
Fax: 312 944-3897

American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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