Award Winners:

Agatha Award - honoring traditional mystery

American Library Association Black Caucus - acknowledges outstanding achievement in the presentation of the cultural, historical and sociopolitical aspects of the Black Diaspora

American Library Association Notable Fiction - selected by The Notable Books Council

American Library Association Notable Nonfiction

Anthony Award - voted on by mystery lovers world-wide

Audie Awards - given by the Audio Publishers Association

Bram Stoker Award - named in honor of the author of the seminal horror work, Dracula

Christy Awards - to acknowledge the value and impact of the novel of faith in contemporary culture

Edgar Award - chosen by the Mystery Writers of America

Hugo Award - determined by vote of the World Science Fiction Society membership

Indie Next - recommendations from Indie Booksellers

James Beard KitchenAid Book Awards - recognize culinary professionals for excellence and achievement

Man Booker Prize - for best novel of the year, by writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK

National Book Award for Fiction - given out by the National Book Foundation for exceptional books written by Americans

National Book Award for Nonfiction

National Book Award for Poetry

Nebula Award - the best Science Fiction and Fantasy works as judged by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Nobel Prize for Literature - awarded annually to an author of any nation (lists titles by this author)

Oprah's Book Club - chosen by Oprah Winfrey

PEN/Faulkner Awards - an award juried by writers for writers

Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

RITA Award - the best novels in romantic fiction

Spur Awards - for distinguished writing about the American West

Stonewall: Barbara Gittings Literature Award - the first and most enduring award for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender books

Stonewall: Israel Fishman Nonficiton Award

The Library will be closing early at 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 24. The Library will be open with limited services from noon-4pm on Monday, December 25.