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2017 Best Practices in Early Literacy Award

February 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The New Jersey State Library is accepting applications for the annual Best Practices in Early Literacy Award. Application deadline is Monday, February 20, 2017. 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 NJLA Conference, April 24 – 26, 2017 at Harrah’s in Atlantic City.

Click here for application guidelines.

Click here for the 2017 application.

Please visit the following webpage on the NJ State Library’s website, and click on award brochures for more information about the previous winners.

If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Rawlins, Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning, NJ State Library, or 609-278-2640, ext. 116.


February 20, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sharon Rawlins, Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning,
609-278-2640 ext. 116