Merit Awards

Accreditation

Accreditation is awarded to member libraries in the SSC Division that meet the high standards set by AJL. Basic and Advanced certificates of Accreditation are available, and Accreditation may be renewed once obtained.  [link to Accred info, see text below]

Fanny Goldstein Merit Award

The Fanny Goldstein Merit Award, named for the librarian, social activist and founder of National Jewish Book Month, is bestowed in recognition of loyal and ongoing contributions to the Association and to the profession of Jewish librarianship. Given in alternate years with the Life Membership Award. 

Life Membership Award

Life Membership is granted in recognition of outstanding leadership and professional contributions to the Association and to the profession of Jewish librarianship. Given in alternate years with the Fanny Goldstein Merit Award.