ALA Annual 2017

This Award is An Amazing Opportunity

Apply for the 2017 Penguin Random House Young Readers Award

You have less than two weeks to apply for the opportunity of a lifetime!

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, applications will close for the 2017 Penguin Random House Young Readers Group Award. This award, made possible by an annual gift from Penguin Young Readers Group and Random House Children’s Books, provides a $600 stipend to up to four children’s librarians to attend their first ALA Annual Conference.

But that’s not all!

Recipients will also be treated to a free ticket to attend the 2017 Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder banquet courtesy of Penguin Random House Young Readers Group. That’s right! So let’s sum this up. If you are one of the four lucky applicants chosen you win:

  • $600 stipend for the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in sunny Chicago
  • the recognition of being an ALSC Professional Award winner
  • one ticket to the 2017 Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder banquet
  • your name read aloud at the 2017 ALSC Membership Meeting
  • the admiration and respect of your peers and colleagues

Not too shabby.

Learn more about this award and apply today.


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