Outstanding Paraprofessional Award

Previous Winners

Purpose
The purpose of the Maryland Library Association Outstanding Paraprofessional Award is to recognize a library paraprofessional or support staff member who has made a significant contribution to libraries in Maryland.

Eligibility
Any MLA member who does not possess an MLS degree is eligible for the Award. No person may receive the Award more than once.

Criteria
The recipient of the Award will have met these criteria:

  • Promoted professional growth for, and solidarity among, library paraprofessional or support staff on the local, state or national level
  • Demonstrated active support for library development, funding, services, customers or staff on the local, state or national level