Great Prizes for Your Library!

From Linsey Hammond

If your library offered the TD Summer Reading Club Splash! program this summer, be sure to send in your submission for the TD Summer Reading Club Library Awards by November 1st, 2011!

First Prize $5,000 Second Prize $2,500

Two awards will be given to the most innovative TD Summer Reading Club programs in English and in French. A panel of judges will evaluate all entries for their impact on children’s reading habits and interests, effective outreach strategies and creative program implementation.

First and second prize winners will have their transportation and accommodation expenses paid to attend the TD Summer Reading Club Library Awards presentations at the Canadian Library Association Conference 2012 in Ottawa, ON.

Visit the program website at, choose the Library Awards tab and print the application form. Send the completed form with a description of your program and supporting materials by mail or courier to:

Library and Archives Canada
TD Summer Reading Club Library Awards
395 Wellington Street, Room 472
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4