Deadline extended to apply for Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards

From: "Sharon Rawlins [NJYAC]">
Subject: Deadline extended to apply for Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards
Date: March 7th 2019

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Apply for the 2019 Best Practices in Early Literacy Awards – Deadline Extended to March 15, 2019

The New Jersey State Library is accepting application forms for the annual Best Practices in Early Literacy Award. The award honors up to four outstanding public libraries that currently provide exemplary literacy programs for children from birth to six years, their families and caregivers. The award provides a $1,000 honorarium, a certificate, and promotion of the winning library as a model program for other libraries. The winning libraries will be honored during the State Librarian's Breakfast at the 2019 NJLA Conference at Harrah's in Atlantic City. The extended deadline to apply is March 15, 2019. Consult the award guidelines before applying. Examples of previous years’ winners can be found here. Click on Award Brochures, then under New Jersey State Library Awards (for 2017 and 2018 winners) or under Best Practices in Early Literacy (for older years’ winners). Please contact Sharon Rawlins, Youth Services Specialist, NJ State Library, at">, 609-278-2640 ext. 116 if you have any questions.




Best regards,


Sharon Rawlins, MLS

Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning

NJ State Library

185 West State St.

P.O. Box 520

Trenton, NJ 08625-0520">

609-278-2640 ext. 116

609-278-2650 – fax


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