We invite over 400 library systems to participate each year. Many thanks to the libraries who returned the nomination forms for 2017.

Invitations to nominate for the 2018 award have been posted. The closing date for returned nomination forms is 5th May. If your library would like to be involved in the nomination process, please contact the award office at the address below.

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Adelaide

The State Library of South Australia

Brisbane

The State Library of Queensland

Canberra

National Library of Australia

Hobart

Linc Tasmania

Melbourne

State Library of Victoria

Perth

State Library of Western Australia

Sydney

State Library of New South Wales

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Salzburg

Stadt:Bibliothek Salzburg

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Bridgetown

National Library Service of Barbados

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Bruges

Openbare Bibliotheek Brugge

Brussels

Muntpunt

Gent

Stedelijke Openbare Bibliotheek Gent

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Brasilia

Biblioteca Demonstrativa Maria da Conceição Moreira Salles

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Sofia

St.St. Cyril & Methodius National Library of Bulgaria

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Calgary

Calgary Public Library

Halifax

Halifax Public Libraries

Montreal

Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales du Québec

Ottawa

Ottawa Public Library

Saint John

Saint John Free Public Library

St. John’s

Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries

Sydney

Cape Breton Regional Library

Toronto

Toronto Public Library

Winnipeg

Winnipeg Public Library

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Rijeka

Gradska knjižnica Rijeka

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Karviná-Mizerov

Regional Library of Karviná

Prague

Městská knihovna v Praze

Třinec

Městská knihovna Třinec

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Aarhus

Aarhus Kommunes Biblioteker

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Liverpool

Liverpool City Libraries

London

Redbridge Libraries

Newcastle

Newcastle Libraries

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Tallinn

National Library of Estonia

Tartu

Tartu Public Library

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Helsinki

Helsinki City Library

Tampere

Tampere City Library

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Bonn

Universitats-und Landesbibliothek Bonn

Bremen

Stadtbibliothek Bremen

Düsseldorf

Stadtbüchereien Düsseldorf

Frankfurt

Stadtbücherei Frankfurt am Main

Leipzig

Leipziger Städtische Bibliotheken

Mainz

Bibliotheken der Stadt Mainz

  • Submission – Michel Houellebecq, translated by Lorin Stein

Munich

Münchner Stadtbibliothek

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Serres

Central Public Library of Serres

Veria

Veria Central Public Library

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Kecskemét

Katona József Library of Bács-Kiskun County

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Reykjavík

Borgarbókasafn Reykjavíkur

  • Yo-yo – Steinunn Sigurðardóttir, translated by Rory McTurk

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New Delhi

India International Centre Library

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Cork

Cork City Libraries

Dublin

Dublin City Public Libraries

Galway

Galway County Library

Limerick

Limerick City and County Library Service

Waterford

Waterford City and County Libraries

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Naples

Biblioteca Nazionale di Napoli

Rome

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma

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Kingston

Jamaica Library Service

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Japan

Osaka Municipal Library

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Skopje

St. Clement of Ohrid National & University Library

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Kuala Lumpur

National Library of Malaysia

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Mexico City

Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas, El Colegio de México

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Amsterdam

Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam

Eindhoven

De Bibliotheek Eindhoven

Rotterdam

Stichting Bibliotheek Rotterdam

The Hague

The Libraries of the Hague

Utrecht

De Bibliotheek Utrecht

  • Craving – Esther Gerritsen, translated by Michele Hutchinson
  • Fortunate Slaves – Tom Lanoye, translated by Michele Hutchinson

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Auckland

Auckland Libraries

Christchurch

Christchurch City Libraries

Dunedin

Dunedin Public Libraries

Timaru

Timaru District Libraries

Wellington

Wellington City Libraries

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Bergen

Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek

Oslo

Deichmanske Bibliotek

Stavanger

Sølvberget, Stavanger kulturhus Bibliotek, Norway

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Łódź

Wojewódzka Biblioteka Publiczna im. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego w Łodzi

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Oeiras

Biblioteca Municipal de Oeiras

Porto

Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto

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Moscow

Margarita Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh City Libraries

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Belgrade

Belgrade City Library

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Ljubljana

Mestna knjižnica Ljubljana

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 Barcelona

Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia, Biblioteques de Barcelona

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Stockholm

Stockholm Public Library

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Bern

Universitätsbibliothek Bern

Geneva

Bibliothèques Municipales, Genève

Zurich

Zentralbibliothek Zürich, Switzerland

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Chicago

Chicago Public Library

Cincinnati

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County

Cleveland

Cleveland Public Library

Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak Library District

Columbia

Richland Library

Concord

New Hampshire State Library

Denver

Denver Public Library

Hartford

Hartford Public Library

Houston

Houston Public Library

Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Public Library

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Public Library

Miami

Miami-Dade Public Library System

Milwaukee

Milwaukee Public Library

New York

New York Public Library

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Department of Libraries

Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

Pittsburgh

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Portland

Multnomah County Library

Richmond

City of Richmond Public Library

San Diego

San Diego Public Library

Seattle

The Seattle Public Library

Springfield

Lincoln Library

Tallahassee

LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System

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