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Recognize Your Friends Group’s ‘Movers and Shakers’

movers.jpgAs Ann Walker Smalley, director of Metronet, noted last year during MALF’s Drafting the Blueprint workshop series, Millennials are a hard group for many Friends groups to attract – but invaluable if brought into the fold. Indeed, young people are among the most visible ‘movers and shakers’ in the library world more generally.

As Ann Walker Smalley, director of Metronet, noted last year during MALF’s Drafting the Blueprint workshop series, Millennials are a hard group for many Friends groups to attract – but invaluable if brought into the fold. Indeed, young people are among the most visible ‘movers and shakers’ in the library world more generally.

Library Journal is looking to identify and recognize librarianship’s standout emerging leaders. Fifty young ‘Movers and Shakers’ will be recognized in the publication’s March 2015 issue. The editors want your help! Full-time staff, paraprofessionals, and Friends are all eligible for consideration, and submitting a nomination takes only a few minutes online. Be prepared to answer these open-ended questions:

1. “Why are your nominating this emerging leader?”

2. “Describe one event, project or situation that illustrates their value.”

3. “Describe on attribute or characteristic that illustrates this nominee's unique ability.”

Contact information for two additional references will also be requested. Nominations must be received by Library Journal by November 7, 2014 at the very latest. Click here for details.