May 27, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox


School Library Journal sponsors and co-sponsors many awards to recognize greatness and contributions to the library profession. Keep checking back to learn how to submit your nominations.

Build Something Bold Library Design Award

  • SLJ and LEGO Education’s inaugural Build Something Bold Library Design Award recognizes innovative design within a school library or classroom that demonstrates exemplary and creative use of library space and resources to effectively engage children and/or teens and enhance multiple literacy capabilities, from basic reading skills to digital competencies.

School Librarian of the Year

  • Presented by SLJ and sponsored by Scholastic Library Publishing, the School Librarian of the Year Award honors a K–12 library professional for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st-century tools and services to engage children and teens toward fostering multiple literacies.