The votes have been cast, and now we can congratulate this year’s MUSTIES winners.

First Place (the hands down winner): Chilton’s Auto Service Manual, Morrill Public Library

Second Place: Rainbow Book of American History, Horton Public Library

Third Place (Tie): The Berenstain Bears: Meet Santa Bear, Axtell Public Schools

Third Place (Tie): Five Little Peppers, Richmond Public Library

You can see all of this year’s submissions here: 2022 Submissions. Thank you to everyone who weeded, submitted pictures of materials, and the library directors who voted! To learn more about weeding with the CREW manual please see this resource: If you would like assistance with all things collection development, e.g. policies, reports, or weeding, please contact a NEKLS consultant.