ALIA NT Recognition Award

2021 Awards

The ALIA NT Recognition Awards are an annual merit prize which celebrates and recognizes the work of a team or individual working in any sector of the library and information profession in the Northern Territory. There are two awards reflecting the unique geography of the Territory:

  • Urban Libraries Merit Award: Any library service located in a local government area servicing a population of 20,000 or above
  • Regional & Remote Libraries Merit Award: Any library service located in a local government area servicing a population of 19,999 or less.

ALIA administers the awards in collaboration with Library & Archives NT.

Nominations for the 2021 Awards are now open. To nominate someone, please download and complete the nomination form and email to [email protected] Nominations close on 11 October 2021. 

Download nomination form here.

 

Previous years winners and nominees 

The 2020 ALIA NT Recognition Award for Urban Libraries Merit Award: any library service located in a local government area servicing a population of 20,000 or above, was jointly awarded to:

  • City of Darwin Libraries: Online Programs for Children & Youth
  • City of Palmerston: Drag Queen Storytimes

The 2020 ALIA NT Recognition Award for Regional & Remote Libraries Merit Award: any library service located in a local government area servicing a population of 19,999 or less. was awarded to:

  • Coomalie Community Libraries: Street Libraries & response to COVID-19

2020 nominees 

Urban Libraries

  • City of Darwin Libraries: Online Programs for Children & Youth
  • City of Darwin Libraries: Home Delivery with Tennis NT
  • City of Darwin Libraries: Free Fruit for Children
  • City of Palmerston: Drag Queen Storytimes

Regional & Remote Libraries

  • Alyangula Community lirbary: STEM Club
  • Coomalie Community Libraries: Street Libraries & response to COVID-19
  • Jabiru Library: Jabiru Library Services 

View the 2019 Winners

2019 Winners