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.


Nomination form


2019 – Courtney Waters

2018 – Not awarded

Past recipients