May 29, 2015

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Innovation in Teen Services Deserves the Movers & Shakers Spotlight

The submission period for the 13th annual round of Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers award is now open and it’s not just for adult service librarians. Do you know an innovative teen/youth services library professional  making a real difference? Then LJ needs to hear from you to help identify emerging leaders in the library world.

Movers and ShakersNominate your peers, staff, and friends to join the company of past honorees, including Jennifer Velasquez, Teen Services Coordinator, San Antonio PL (2011); Renee Grassi, Youth Services Librarian, Glencoe Public Library, IL (2012); Corey Wittig, Digital Teen Librarian, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, PA (2012); Lindsey Tomsu, Teen Librarian, La Vista Public Library, NE (2013), and many more!  Movers and Shakers 2014 will celebrate the new professionals who are moving our libraries ahead. The next round of 50+ winners will be featured in the March 15, 2014 issue of LJ and celebrated at an awards luncheon in Las Vegas during ALA Annual 2014. The deadline to submit is November 2nd so don’t wait. Click here for submission information.

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