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.


2021Megan Temple
2019Courtney Waters, Missouri River Regional 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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