Show Me Youth Services Award

About the Award

The Show Me Youth Services Award is sponsored by the Youth Services Community of Interest and recognizes a library employee, Friend, or Trustee who serves and/or advocates for children or young adults and who demonstrates notable and outstanding performance in planning, developing, and promoting programs, services, collections, reading activities OR advocating for children and/or teenagers in their libraries and communities. A library degree is not required but the nominee must be a member in good standing of MLA.


2022Not Awarded
2021Megan Temple, St. Louis Public Library
2019Courtney Waters, Missouri River Regional Library
2017Julie Jackson, St. Charles City-County Library
2016Sandy Anderson, St. Louis County Library
2015Jennifer Ilardi, St. Louis County Library
2014Andie Bayne, Missouri River Regional Library
2013not awarded
2012Nancee Dahms-Stinson, Springfield Greene County Library District
2011not awarded
2010Anitra Steele, Mid-Continent Public Library (first year of award)


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