Hi Everyone,


Nominations for the 2017 APLA Merit Award are now being accepted.


Presented at the Banquet during the Annual Conference, the APLA Merit Award honours an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to library services in the Atlantic Provinces.


Some of the contributions that might be considered in selecting a person for this award are; leadership in library associations at the local, regional and provincial levels; contributions to the development, application and utilization of library services and library systems; significant contribution to library literature. The list of the past recipients of the Merit Award may be found at:


Nominations, including documentation of the nominee's achievements and letters of support, should be submitted by March 31, 2017 to:



Lynn Somers

Past President, APLA


Acting Director

Nova Scotia Provincial Library

Dept of Communities, Culture and Heritage

6016 University Avenue, 5th Floor

Halifax NS B3H 1W4

Phone: (902) 424-2455

Fax: (902) 424-0633

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