2019 Rising Star Award Nomination Criteria


The Rising Star Award will be presented to a library employee with no more than five years' experience in libraries who has already had an impact on Northeast Ohio Libraries. 

Nominations should include the following:

  1. Nominee’s name

  2. Job Title

  3. Library Affiliation

  4. 500 words or less detailing the impact the nominee has made in the library or community. Nominations should include specific examples with quantitative data when possible (e.g. names of programs and/or services initiated and extent of impact such as attendance or number of persons served).

Selection of the recipient will be made by the State Librarian of Ohio with the award presented annually at the NEO-RLS Membership Meeting.

Deadline to nominate is July 19, 2019. Nominations should be sent to betsy.lantz@neo-rls.org.