Nominate your favorite small library by Dec. 5! The EBSCO Excellence in Rural Library Service Award provides recognition and a $1,000 honorarium to a public library serving a population of 10,000 or less with an upper per capita income limit of not more than the 75th quartile of the national average that demonstrates excellence of service to its community. Individual branch libraries of a library system are not eligible to apply. The award honors a public library for all or any of the following:
- Uniqueness of service of program
- Impact of program or service on community
- How the service or program will affect the future of the library and its community
Sponsored by the Public Library Association and EBSCO Information Services. To nominate a library for this award, please visit the PLA Awards Online Application.