AISLE Exemplary School Library Award

Established in 2018, the AISLE Exemplary School Library Award recognizes school libraries throughout the state of Illinois that exemplify the standards set forth in Linking for Learning. This award is presented to a school library in public, private, or charter schools and is not intended to recognize districts or individual librarians.

(AISLE Policy: 3016.6)

For questions concerning the award, please email schoolrecognition@aisled.org

List of Past AISLE Exemplary School Library Award Recipients

Award Application Documents

Download and complete the forms below. Save them to your computer to edit. Then, use the online document submission application below to send them to AISLE.

To be eligible for the award, the school library must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a full-time licensed school librarian who is a member of AISLE.
  • Have a dedicated school library budget some of which must come from the district.
  • The school library has NOT received the award within the last three years.

March 1 first day to submit documentation for consideration

June 30 last day to submit documentation for consideration

Exemplary School Library Award Application, download PDF form.

Examples of Evidence for Building/District Administrator, download PDF form.

Examples of Evidence for School Library, download PDF form.

Crosswalk Document download file.

Frequently Asked Questions, download PDF form.

Online Document Submission Portal

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