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 nominations 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 nomination form is attached in .docx and .pdf format, and the deadline is Friday, March 8, 2019.

This year’s award will be presented at the 2019 BCLA Conference in Surrey, BC in May 2019.
Yours sincerely,

2019 YAACS Award Committee

Sarah Tarcea, chair
Saundra Bernier
Rei Kitano
Brooklyn Cribdon
Kaya Fraser