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Community Advocate Award

We need your help...

We are looking for outstanding community advocates that support Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and we want to hear from you! Please think of a deserving candidate(s) and tell us in your own words how this person or group demonstrates the following:

  •  • Belief in the importance of free and equitable access to information a democratic society
  •  • Belief that libraries and librarians are vital to the economic, social and educational fabric of our community
  •   • Ability to act as an ambassador in the community; serving as the eyes and ears of the Library, as well as its voice

The award process...

Click here to submit your nomination for a deserving teen, adult or organization.

Nominations are reviewed by a committee of library staff and board members. The winners will be announced at the Library's Annual Public Meeting on March 15, 2016. Nominations close on February 19, 2016.

Previous Community Advocate of the Year Award Winners

  • 2014 - Michael Smialek, Community Advocate; Emily MacIntyre, Teen Advocate; The Brashear Association, Community Partner

  • 2013 - Brothers, Nicholas Suarez and Louis Suarez

  • 2012 - Karen Derzic, President of the Friends of CLP-Woods Run and Secretary of CLP-Friends Council

  • 2011 - YOU! Supporters of Our Library, Our Future.