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Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The Penguin Random House Library Awards for Innovation

Deadline: March 16, 2019

The Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation Through Adversity recognizes U.S. libraries and staff who overcome adversity and create lasting innovative community service programs that successfully inspire and connect with new readers.

Selection Criteria
  • Evidence of hardship (economic hardship or natural disaster)
  • Show successful partnership(s) working together to overcome hardship (partners can include public schools, local business, museums, and other community organizations that support learning, reading programs and books.)
  • Strong focus on innovative and unique programming incorporating new technology, reading methods or formats, environmentally friendly materials, etc.
  • Evidence of successful outcomes.
  • Strong focus on inspiring and connecting with new readers.
  • Open to all types of libraries
Awards include one $10,000 cash award given annually to a library in the U.S. In addition, four runner-up awards consist of $1,000 in Penguin Random House books.

For the complete guidelines and application form, please visit the website.

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