Canadian School Libraries Angela Thacker Memorial Award, 2017

Angela Thacker Award

TALCO Co-Chair congratulates Anita, Angela Thacker Award Recipient.

“The Angela Thacker Memorial Award was established in 2001 in memory of Angela Thacker; teacher-librarian, library coordinator, and school library colleague, mentor, leader and advocate who served the Association for Teacher-Librarianship in Canada (ATLC) and the Canada School Library Association (CSLA) in many capacities. This award honours teacher-librarians who have made contributions to the profession through publications, productions, research or professional development activities that deal with topics relevant to teacher-librarianship and/or school library learning commons.”

Ontario School Library Association Award for Special Achievement, 2013

Award Presentation

OSLA President for 2013, Isabelle Hobbs, nominated me, and presented the award.

“To honour individuals or organizations outside individual schools or school boards which have provided significant support to teacher-librarians and school library information centre development in Ontario through exceptional projects and activities.”

OSLA Award for Special Achievement

Ontario Library Association President’s Award for Exceptional Achievement, 2013: Together for Learning Project

TogetherforLearning“The President’s Award for Exceptional Achievement acknowledges an outstanding action or contribution that has in a major or unique way enhanced or furthered librarianship in Ontario. The selection is at the full discretion of the President of the OLA. Awards are only given if there is something of true historic significance to recognize.”

OLA President’s Award for Exceptional Achievement

Ontario Library Association Larry Moore Distinguished Service Award, 2009

Anita & Larry

Larry Moore, for whom the award is named, made the presentation. A very proud moment.

“The OLA Board of Directors bestows an honourary life membership on a member who has made an outstanding contribution to the libraries of Ontario through his or her work within the Association. The work done must be seen as significant by members from more than one type of library. This award is presented on an irregular basis. A plaque is presented to commemorate the occasion.”

OLA’s Larry Moore Distinguished Service Award


Mount Allison University
James Noel Brunton Memorial Award in Music (Orchestration), 1978
James Noel Brunton Memorial Award in Music (Music Theory), 1976
Dean’s List, 1976-79