Meritorious Achievement Award

About the Award

The Meritorious Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to libraries in Missouri. A recipient must be either an individual outside of the library profession or a retired librarian. Nominees must reside in Missouri and should have made either a contribution to libraries that gained recognition beyond the local level or have made an innovative contribution in the decisive factors in library development. This award may be presented posthumously.


Nomination form


Recent recipients

2018 – Melissa Carr (retired) Daniel Boone Regional Library

2016 – Lorraine Sandstrom, (retired) Springfield-Greene County Library

Past recipients