Awards & Honors

ILF has the opportunity to celebrate its members, the work they do, highlight & honor books and authors that excite our members, and provide financial assistance through ILF scholarships. 

Book Awards

The book awards are a special opportunity for members and non-members to recognize books and authors who have inspired reading across all ages. Join thousands of book lovers to learn more about these unique book awards. 

ILF Awards

ILF recognizes outstanding contributions from Indiana libraries, librarians, library staff, supporters, volunteers, champions, and partners. Learn more about how you can recognize the great work being in and for Indiana libraries. 


Continuing education and fostering interest in the library field is vital to ILF's mission and work. Various scholarship opportunities exist for those pursuing a career in the library or continuing their professional development.