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.
|2019||Courtney Waters, Missouri River Regional Library|
|2016||Sandy Anderson, St. Louis County Library|
|2015||Jennifer Ilardi, St. Louis County Library|
|2014||Andie Bayne, Missouri River Regional Library|
|2012||Nancee Dahms-Stinson, Springfield Greene County Library District|
|2010||Anitra Steele, Mid-Continent Public Library (first year of award)|