Ann Gibson Scholarship -application deadline: May 27, 2016

From an email:

Are you planning on attending NYLA’s annual conference at the Saratoga Hilton in Saratoga Springs, NY? The conference will be held from November 2-5, 2016. If you are pursuing your MLS, don’t miss this fantastic scholarship opportunity!

Applications are now being accepted for the Ann Gibson Scholarship Award!

This scholarship is given annually to honor the memory of Ann Gibson, a dynamic and dedicated librarian, storyteller, and teacher, in recognition of her many contributions to the field of youth service librarianship.

Ann’s career in Western New York was spent in public libraries and several colleges and universities. As a founding member of the Genesee Storytellers, Gibson provided in-service training in children’s literature for librarians and teachers. She was a guiding force in the University of Rochester’s annual storytelling conference. Ann was also an active volunteer for local charities involving children with special needs. The Ann Gibson scholarship is a memorial to Ann’s passionate abilities to share her love of children’s literature and the art of storytelling with thousands of children and adults.

For more information about scholarship requirements, please refer to the following links:

Ann Gibson Scholarship Page

Ann Gibson Scholarship Requirements

Ann Gibson Scholarship Application

Scholarship questions? For further information contact:

Michelle Waldenmaier
YSS Scholarship Committee Chair
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

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