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Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

Scholarships at the Festival

We are currently accepting nominations for the 2022 Kaigler-Lamont Award.

The Kaigler-Lamont Award is awarded each year to a children’s or school librarian for distinguished accomplishments in promoting children’s reading in Mississippi schools and public libraries. The award is presented annually at The University of Southern Mississippi School of Library and Information Science Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival.

The winner of the Kaigler-Lamont Award receives:

  • Recognition at the 2022 Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival
  • Plaque
  • $500 honorarium
  • $500 honorarium to purchase books for their library

 2022 nominations are due February 28, 2022.

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Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival

Cook Library
118 College Dr. #5146
Hattiesburg, MS 30406

Hattiesburg Campus

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