British Columbia Library Association


The Young Adult and Children’s Services Sections established the YAACS Award in 2012 to recognize exceptional service in the area of children’s or teen librarianship in British Columbia. The Young Adult and Children’s Services Award invites nominations of librarians, library technicians, teacher-librarians and others who have, as individuals or teams, demonstrated exceptional dedication in such areas as:



Completed nomination forms may be sent to the YAACS Award Committee at Individual nominees or institutions (in the case of a team nomination) are required to be BCLA members. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 23, 2018.

The YAACS award will be presented at this year’s BCLA Annual Conference at the YAACS AGM (to be determined shortly).
Yours sincerely,

2018 YAACS Award Committee|

Marianne Huang, chair
Christina Neigel
Laura Zaytsoff
Sarah Tarcea
Sheila Hammond-Todd