We invite over 400 library systems to participate each year. We are particularly interested in involving libraries from countries not represented at present and would encourage you to join us. Many thanks to the libraries who returned the nomination forms for 2018.

Invitations to nominate for the 2019 award will be sent out in February 2019. The closing date for returned nomination forms will be in early May 2019. 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

Hobart

Linc Tasmania

Melbourne

State Library of Victoria

Perth

State Library of Western Australia

Sydney

State Library of New South Wales

Salzburg

Stadt:Bibliothek Salzburg

Bridgetown

National Library Service of Barbados

Bruges

Openbare Bibliotheek Brugge

Brussels

Muntpunt

Ghent

Stedelijke Openbare Bibliotheek Gent

+Brazil

Brasilia

Biblioteca Demonstrativa Maria da Conceição Moreira Salles

  • Judas – Amos Oz, translated by Nicholas de Lange
  • Sergio Y. – Alexandre Vidal Porto, translated by Alex Ladd
  • I’ll Sell You a Dog – Juan Pablo Villalobos, translated by Rosalind Harvey
+Canada

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

Vancouver

Vancouver Public Library

Winnipeg

Winnipeg Public Library

Rijeka

Gradska knjižnica Rijeka

  • The Hill –  Ivica Prtenjača, translated by Tomislav Kuzmanović

Karviná-Mizerov

Regional Library of Karviná

Prague

Městská knihovna v Praze

Třinec

Městská knihovna Třinec

  • The Attempt – Magdaléna Platzová, translated by Alex Zucker

Aarhus

Aarhus Kommunes Biblioteker

Liverpool

Liverpool City Libraries

London

Redbridge Libraries

Newcastle

Newcastle Libraries

Norwich

Norfolk County Council Library Service

Nottingham

Nottingham City Libraries

Tallinn

Tallinn Central Library

Tartu

Tartu Public Library

Helsinki

Helsinki City Library

Tampere

Tampere City Library

+France

Reims

Bibliothèque Municipale de Reims

Berlin

Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin

Bonn

Universitats-und Landesbibliothek Bonn

  • Waking Lions – Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, translated by Sondra Silverston

Bremen

Stadtbibliothek Bremen

Frankfurt

Stadtbücherei Frankfurt am Main

Heidelberg

Stadtbücherei Heidelberg

Leipzig

Leipziger Städtische Bibliotheken

Mainz

Bibliotheken der Stadt Mainz

  • Nutshell – Ian McEwan
  • Judas – Amos Oz, translated by Nicholas de Lange
  • The Tobacconist – Robert Seethaler, translated by Charlotte Collins

Munich

Münchner Stadtbibliothek

+Greece

Serres

Central Public Library of Serres

Veria

Veria Central Public Library

Kecskemét

Katona József Library of Bács-Kiskun County

Reykjavík

Borgarbókasafn Reykjavíkur

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

Kuala Lumpur

National Library of Malaysia

+Mexico

Mexico City

Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas, El Colegio de México

Amsterdam

Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam

Eindhoven

De Bibliotheek Eindhoven

Rotterdam

Stichting Bibliotheek Rotterdam

  • Dear Mr. M – Herman Koch, translated by Sam Garrett

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

Makurdi

Benue State Library Board

+Norway

Bergen

Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek

Stavanger

Sølvberget, Stavanger kulturhus Bibliotek, Norway

Oeiras

Biblioteca Municipal de Oeiras

Porto

Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto

+Russia

Moscow

Margarita Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature

+Serbia

Belgrade

Belgrade City Library

  • Ma Belle – Maja Herman Sekulić, translated by Persida Bošković
  • Estoril – Dejan Tiago Stanković, translated by Christina Pribichevich Zorić

Ljubljana

Mestna knjižnica Ljubljana

  • None Like Her – Jela Krečič, translated by Olivia Hellewell
  • Paloma Negra – Miha Mazzini, translated by Maja Visenjak Limon

Maribor

Maribor Public Library

  • Panorama – Dušan Šarotar, translated by Rawley Grau

Cape Town

Cape Town Library & Information Services

+Spain

 Barcelona

Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia, Biblioteques de Barcelona

Granada

Biblioteca de Andalucía

+Sweden

Stockholm

Stockholm Public Library

Bern

Universitätsbibliothek Bern

Geneva

Bibliothèques Municipales, Genève

Zurich

Zentralbibliothek Zürich, Switzerland

+USA

Cheyenne

Laramie County Library System

Chicago

Chicago Public Library

Cincinnati

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County

Cleveland

Cleveland Public Library

Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak Library District

Concord

New Hampshire State Library

Denver

Denver Public Library

Hartford

Hartford Public Library

Houston

Houston Public Library

Iowa City

Iowa City Public Library

Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Public Library

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Public Library

Miami

Miami-Dade Public Library System

Milwaukee

Milwaukee 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

Stamford

Ferguson Library

Tallahassee

LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System