YART Awards - YARI


YARI Award

The purpose of the YARI Award is to honor a librarian who has shown exceptional ability in motivating young adults to read by developing and implementing a reading incentive program for young adults in grades 6-12.

The award will consist of an engraved plaque and a stipend of $500 to be presented at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference.

THE CRITERIA FOR THE AWARD:

  1. Development and implementation of a creative and effective reading incentive program for young adults in grades 6-12 within the preceding eighteen months.
  2. Evidence of patron/student motivation to read and participate in the reading incentive program.
  3. THE RECIPIENT
    • Must be a member of the Young Adult Round Table.
    • Must be a public or school librarian who has served young adults in grades 6-12 within the preceding eighteen months of the presentation of the award.
    • May be nominated by any resident of the State of Texas: self, school administrators, students, teachers, librarians, library board members, Friends of the Library members, parents, patrons, etc.
    • May not be nominated while serving on the Young Adult Round Table Awards Committee or for twelve months following terms of service.

 


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Past YARI Winners

2009  Susan Geye
2010 No Eligible Submissions
2011 Elizabeth Friend
2012 Lisa Hernandez
2013 Robin Cashman
2014 Naomi Bates
2015 Liz Friend
2016 Emily Hersh
2017 Melissa Supak & Kristi Hallbauer

Please click on winner's name to see their winning project.


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Created on Mar 29, 2010 | Last updated March 20, 2017