Saturday, August 15, 2009

Association of Bookmobiles and Outreach Services grants

The Association of Bookmobiles and Outreach Services is proud to announce the 2009 conference, Honoring the Past-Creating the Future, to
be held in Everett, Washington from October 7-9. Registration
information is available at
Application for the following grants and awards are also available at All submissions are due by September
1st, 2009.

The Carol Hole Conference Attendance Grant

The ABOS Carol Hole Conference Attendance Grant includes free
conference registration and a stipend for travel expenses and/or
accommodations for the conference.

The John Philip Award
The ABOS John Philip Award is given to recognize outstanding
contributions and prominent leadership by an individual in Bookmobile
and Outreach Services.

The Bernard Vavrek Scholarship

In order to contribute to the education and training of library staff
working in the area of bookmobile and outreach services, ABOS has
created the Bernard Vavrek Scholarship. It will be awarded annually to a
student who has been accepted into or is currently enrolled in a Library
and/or Information Science graduate degree program, and who is
interested in this particular field within the library profession.