Staff awards and recognition

K-State Libraries honor individuals for their outstanding achievements, service, leadership and dedication with 3 awards.

The awards, presented annually, consist of a monetary gift sponsored by the Friends of the K-State Libraries and a plaque engraved with the recipient's name. The plaques will be displayed in Hale Library.


Nominate a Libraries employee


  • November - Nominations open.
  • Dec. 23 - Deadline for nominations.
  • Award recipients are announced in a ceremony in early Spring 2023.