We invite over 400 library systems to participate each year. Many thanks to the libraries who returned the nomination forms for 2016. If your library would like to be involved in the nomination process, please contact the award office at the address below.

Adelaide

The State Library of South Australia

Brisbane

The State Library of Queensland

Canberra

National Library of Australia

Melbourne

State Library of Victoria

Sydney

State Library of New South Wales

Salzburg

Stadt:Bibliothek Salzburg

Vienna

Vienna Public Library

Bridgetown

National Library Service of Barbados

Bruges

Openbare Bibliotheek Brugge

Brussels

Muntpunt

Gent

Stedelijke Openbare Bibliotheek Gent

+Brazil

Brasilia

Biblioteca Demonstrativa Maria da Conceição Moreira Salles

+Canada

Calgary

Calgary Public Library

Edmonton

Edmonton Public Library

Halifax

Halifax Public Libraries

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

Rijeka

Gradska knjižnica Rijeka

Karviná-Mizerov

Regional Library of Karviná

Prague

Městská knihovna v Praze

Třinec

Městská knihovna Třinec

Aarhus

Aarhus Kommunes Biblioteker

Birmingham

Library of Birmingham

Liverpool

Liverpool City Libraries

London

Redbridge Libraries

Newcastle

Newcastle Libraries

Tallinn

National Library of Estonia

  • Us – David Nicholls

Helsinki

Helsinki City Library

Tampere

Tampere City Library

Tbilisi

The National Parliamentary Library of Georgia

  • White Lama – Merab Ratishvili, translated by Natia Badriashvili

Berlin

Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin

  • The End of Days – Jenny Erphenbeck, translated by Susan Bernofsky
  • F – Daniel Kehlmann, translated by Carol Brown Janeway
  • The Giraffe’s Neck – Judith Schalansky, translated by Shaun Whiteside

Bonn

Universitats-und Landesbibliothek Bonn

  • The Hilltop – Assaf Gavron, translated by Steven Cohen

Bremen

Stadtbibliothek Bremen

Düsseldorf

Stadtbüchereien Düsseldorf

Frankfurt

Stadtbücherei Frankfurt am Main

Leipzig

Leipziger Städtische Bibliotheken

Mainz

Bibliotheken der Stadt Mainz

Munich

Münchner Stadtbibliothek

+Greece

Veria

Veria Central Public Library

Kecskemét

Katona József Library of Bács-Kiskun County

Reykjavík

Borgarbókasafn Reykjavíkur

+India

New Delhi

India International Centre Library

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

+Italy

Naples

Biblioteca Nazionale di Napoli

Rome

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma

Kingston

Jamaica Library Service

Vaduz

National Library of Liechtenstein

  • Rapids by Patrick Boltshauser, translated by Peter Arnds

Kuala Lumpur

National Library of Malaysia

+Mexico

Mexico City

Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas, El Colegio de México

Herceg Novi

JU Gradska biblioteka I citaonica Herceg-Novi

  • The Great War – Aleksandar Gatalica, translated by Will Firth
  • Thai – Goran Cocic, translated by Christina Pribichevich Zorić

Amsterdam

Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam

Eindhoven

De Bibliotheek Eindhoven

Rotterdam

Stichting Bibliotheek Rotterdam

The Hague

The Libraries of the Hague

Utrecht

De Bibliotheek Utrecht

Auckland

Auckland Libraries

Christchurch

Christchurch City Libraries

Dunedin

Dunedin Public Libraries

Timaru

Timaru District Libraries

Wellington

Wellington City Libraries

+Norway

Bergen

Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek

Oslo

Deichmanske Bibliotek

Stavanger

Stavanger Bibliotek

+Poland

Łódź

Wojewódzka Biblioteka Publiczna im. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego w Łodzi

Oeiras

Biblioteca Municipal de Oeiras

Porto

Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto

Edinburgh

Edinburgh City Libraries

+Serbia

Belgrade

Belgrade City Library

  • Thai – Goran Gocić, translated by Christina Pribichevich Zorić
  • Very Little Light – Vladan Matijević, translated by Persida Bošković
+Spain

Barcelona

Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia, Biblioteques de Barcelona

Colombo

Colombo Public Library

+Sweden

Stockholm

Stockholm Public Library

Bern

Universitätsbibliothek Bern

Geneva

Bibliothèques Municipales, Genève

Zurich

Zentralbibliothek Zürich, Switzerland

+USA

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

  • Life Drawing – Robin Black
  • 1914 – Jean Echenoz, translated by Linda Coverdale
  • F – Daniel Kehlmann, translated by Carol Brown Janeway

Pittsburgh

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Portland

Multnomah County Library

Richmond

City of Richmond Public Library

San Diego

San Diego Public Library

San Francisco

San Francisco Public Library

San José

San José Public Library

Seattle

The Seattle Public Library

Springfield

Lincoln Library

Tallahassee

LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System

Tulsa

Tulsa City-County Library