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2018 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards

The Competition

The ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards honors excellence in library interior design and promotes examples of extraordinary design reflected through innovative concepts.

Entry Information

The 2020 competition is now closed. Please check back in 2022.


View the 2020 winning projects.


For questions or more information, contact Clare Socker at


IIDA Designer Dialogue

The IIDA Designer Dialogue series delves into the interior design process of some of the most celebrated projects submitted to IIDA competitions.

The Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library in Chicago, Illinois, designed by the firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, won Best of Competition in the 2016 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards. Learn about the inspiration and process behind the library's design.


2018 Winners

2018 Winners

2020 Jurors


Gregory Mickells
Library Director
Madison Public Library
Stasia Czech Suleiman
Bob Pasicznyuk 
Executive Library Director
Douglas County Libraries
Jessica Kayongo
Joseph A. Rondinelli
DesignThink Consulting
Jeannette Lenear Peruchini
Margaret Sullivan
Margaret Sullivan Studio
Mindy Sorg