Thank You For Your Submission

Thank you for your award or scholarship nomination or application. We are grateful that you have taken the time to see that people working in and for Missouri libraries receive well-deserved recognition. Thank you for helping shine that light on your colleagues.

You should receive an email confirming your submission; the sender will be If you do not receive this email, it does not necessarily mean your form was not received, just that your spam detection may be overzealous – check your junk mail for that address. If for any reason you are not certain we received your nomination/application, please contact the person who receives your form.

The MLA Awards Chair (see Board for current Awards chair) receives nominations for the following:

  • Ronald G. Bohley Award
  • ALA Emerging Leader Program Award
  • Francis “Bud” Barnes
  • Meritorious Achievement Award
  • Missouri Library of the Year Award
  • Outstanding Library Employee Award
  • Outstanding New Librarian Award
  • Public Relations Achievement Award
  • Virginia G. Young Outstanding Service Award

The MLA Youth Services Community of Interest Chair receives nominations for the following:

  • Missouri Building Block Picture Award
  • Thusnelda Schmidt Scholarship
  • Show Me Youth Services Award

The MLA Professionalism, Education, Employment, and Recruitment (PEER) Community of Interest receives nominations for the following:

  • Ronald G. Bohley Scholarship