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Nominees Sought for Sidney Johnson Learning Award

Press Release

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 10:00a.m.
The St. Louis County Library Foundation is seeking applicants for the fifth annual Sidney Johnson Learning Award. Those eligible are teens aged 12-18 who live in the St. Louis County Library District and have demonstrated outstanding service to the library. The application deadline is Thursday, July 31, 2014.
The winner will receive $1,000 and an invitation to attend the Library Foundation's Starcatchers Gala on Saturday, September 20, where he/she will be presented with the award.
The award will be given to one teen, age 12-18, who lives in the St. Louis County Library District and fulfills one or more of the following: employed at St. Louis County Library; a teen library volunteer; or Teen Advisory Group member.
The Sidney Johnson Learning award is in memory of Lewis & Clark Branch staff member, Sidney Johnson, who was killed in 2007.
The Library Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, founded in 1999, to support the Library District by generating private resources and promoting reading and literacy. 
A printable copy of the award application and instructions can be found online at For more information please call 314 994-3300.