The libraries below participated in the nominating process between the years 1996 – 2017

Country
City
Library
Albania Tirana National Library
Algeria Algiers Bibliotheque Municipale
Argentina Buenos Aires Biblioteca Pública Municipal ‘Dr Joaquín Menéndez’
Argentina Buenos Aires Bilioteca Nacional
Argentina Rosario Biblioteca Argentina
Australia Adelaide State Library of South Australia
Australia Brisbane State Library of Queensland
Australia Canberra ACT Library Service
Australia Canberra National Library of Australia
Australia Darwin Northern Territory University
Australia Hobart State Library of Tasmania
Australia Melbourne State Library of Victoria
Australia Perth State Library of Western Australia
Australia Perth Karrinyup Public Library
Australia Sydney State Library of New South Wales
Austria Salzburg Stadt: Bibliothek Salzburg
Austria Vienna Buchereien Wein
Bahrain Manama Directorate of Public Libraries
Bangladesh Dhaka Bangladesh Central Public Library
Barbados Bridgetown National Library Service
Belgium Antwerp Centrale Openbare Bibliotheek, Antwerp
Belgium Bruges Centrale Openbare Bibliotheek, Bruges
Belgium Brussels Brussels Central Public Library
Belgium Ghent Centrale Openbare Bibliotheek, Ghent
Belgium Leuven Bibliotheek Tweebronnen
Belize Belize City Leo Bradley Library
Bermuda Hamilton Bermuda National Library
Brazil Brasília Biblioteca Demonstrativa Maria da Conceição Moreira Salles
Brazil Rio de Janeiro Fundação Biblioteca Nacional
Brazil Rio de Janeiro Biblioteca Publica Do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Brazil Sao Paulo Departamento de Bibliotecas Publicas
Bulgaria Sofia National Library “St. Cyril & Methodius”
Canada Calgary Calgary Public Library
Canada Edmonton Edmonton Public Library
Canada Gander Provincial Information & Library Resources Board
Canada Halifax Halifax Regional Library
Canada Montreal Bibliotheque de Montreal
Canada Ottawa Ottawa Public Library
Canada St. John’s Newfoundland & Labrador Public Libraries
Canada Saint John Saint John Free Public Library, New Brunswick
Canada Sydney Cape Breton Regional Library
Canada Toronto Toronto Public Library Board
Canada Vancouver Vancouver Public Library
Canada Winnipeg Winnipeg Public Library
Chile Valparaiso Biblioteca Publica No 1 Santiago Severin
China Beijing The Capital Library of China
China Beijing National Library of China
Colombia Bogota Biblioteca Luis-Angel Arango
Colombia Medellin Biblioteca Publica Piloto de Medellin
Croatia Rijeka Gradska Knjiznica Rijeka
Croatia Zagreb Knjiznice Grada Zagreba
Cuba Havana Biblioteca Central “Ruben Martinez Villena”
Cyprus Nicosia Cyprus Library
Czech Republic Karvina-Mizerov Regional Library of Karvina
Czech Republic Prague Mestska Knihovna v Praze
Denmark Aarhus Aarhus Kommunes Biblioteker
Denmark Copenhagen Copenhagen Central Library
Denmark Frederiksberg Frederiksberg Kommunes Biblioteker
Denmark Silkeborg Silkeborg Bibliotek
Egypt Cairo General Authority for Cultural Houses
England Birmingham Birmingham City Libraries
England Bradford Bradford Central Library
England Bristol Bristol Central Library
England Gateshead Gateshead Libraries and Arts
England Leeds Leeds Library and Information Service
England Liverpool Liverpool Libraries & Information Services
England London London Libraries / Redbridge
England Manchester Manchester Central Library
England Newcastle Newcastle City Libraroes
England Sheffield Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information
Estonia Tallinn Eesti Rahvusraamatukogu – National Library of Estonia
Fiji Suva Suva City Library
Finland Helsinki Helsingin Kaupunginkirjasto
Finland Mariehamn Mariehamns Stadsbibliotek
Finland Tampere Tampere City Library
France Bordeaux Bibliotheque de Bordeaux
France Lille Bibliotheque Municpale  de Lille
France Lyon Bibliotheque Municipale de Lyon
France Montpellier Mediatheque de l’Agglemention de Montpellier
France Mulhouse Bibliotheque Municipale de Mulhouse
France Nancy Bibliotheque Municipale de Nancy
France Nice Bibliotheque Municipale de Nice
France Paris Bibliotheque Buffon
France Poitiers Mediatheque de Poitiers
France Strasbourg Bibliotheque Municipale de Strasbourg
France Tours Bibliotheque Municipale de Tours
Gabon Libreville Bibliotheque Nationale
Gambia Banjul Banjul Public Library
Georgia Tbilisi National Parliamentary Library of Georgia
Germany Berlin Zentral-und Landesbibliothek Berlin
Germany Bonn Universitats-und Landesbibliothek Bonn
Germany Bremen Stadtbibliothek Bremen
Germany Dusseldorf Stadtbuchereien Dusseldorf
Germany Frankfurt Stadtbuchereien Frankfurt
Germany Hannover Stadtbibliothek Hannover
Germany Leipzig Leipziger Stadtische Bibliotheken
Germany Mainz Stadtbibliothek Mainz
Germany Munich Munchner Stadtbibliothek
Germany Wuppertal Stadtbibliothek Wuppertal
Ghana Accra Ghana Library Board
Greece Serres Serres Central Public Library
Greece Thessalonika Municipal Library
Greece Veria Veria Central Public Library
Greenland Nuuk National Library of Greenland
Grenada St. George Sheila Buckmire Memorial Library
Guyana Georgetown University of Guyana Library
Hungary Budapest Metropolitan Szabo Ervin Library
Hungary Kecskemet Katona Jozsef County Library
Iceland Reykjavik Borgarbokasafn Reykjavikur
Iceland Vestmannaeyjar Public Library of Weatmann Islands
India Chennai Connemara (State Central) Public Library
India Lucknow Amir-ud-Daula Public Library
India New Delhi India International Centre
Ireland Cork Cork County Library
Ireland Dublin Dublin City Public Libraries
Ireland Galway Galway County Library
Ireland Limerick  Limerick City Library
Ireland Waterford Waterford County Library
Israel Jerusalem Jerusalem Municipality Libraries
Italy Bologna Biblioteca del Mulino
Italy Florence Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Di Firenze
Italy Naples Biblioteca Civica Centrale Naples
Italy Rome Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma
Jamaica Kingston Jamaica Library Service
Japan Osaka Osaka City Central Library
Japan Tokyo Chuo University Library
Kenya Nairobi Kenya National Library Service
Lebanon Beirut Jafet Memorial Library
Liechtenstein Vaduz Liechtenstein Landesbibliothek
Lithuania Vilnius Central Library of Vilnius
Lithuania Vilnius National Library of Lithuania
Malawi Lilongwe National Library Service of Malawi
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Dewan Bahasa Dan Pustaka
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur National Library of Malaysia
Maldives Malé National Library
Malta Valletta National Library of Mata
Mexico Mexico City Biblioteca Daniel Cosio Villegas of El Colegio de Mexico
Monaco Monaco-Ville Princess Grace Irish Library
Monaco Monte Carlo Bibliotheque Louis Notari
Mongolia UlaanBaatar State Central Library of Mongolia
Montenegro Herceg-Novi City Library of Herceg-Novi
Namibia Windhoek Windhoek Public Library
Namibia Windhoek National Library of Namibia
Nepal Kathmandu Nepal-India Cultural Centre and Library
Nepal Lalitpur Nepal National Library
Netherlands Amsterdam Stichting Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam
Netherlands Eindhoven Gemeenschappelijke Openbare Bibliotheek Eindhoven
Netherlands Rotterdam Gemeentebibliotheek Rotterdam
Netherlands The Hague NBLC; Royal Library; Koninklijke Bibliotheek
Netherlands Utrecht Gemeentebibliotheek Uttecht
New Zealand Auckland Auckland City Libraries
New Zealand Christchurch Christchurch City Libraries
New Zealand Dunedin Dunedin Public Libraries
New Zealand Timaru Timaru District Libraries
New Zealand Wellington Wellington City Libraries
Nigeria Ibadan Oyo State Library Board
Nigeria Makurdi Benue State Library Board
Northern Ireland Belfast Belfast Education and Library Board
Norway Bergen Bergen Public Library
Norway Olso Deichmanske Bibliothek
Norway Stavanger Solvberget KF – Stavanger Bibliotek og Kulturhus
Pakistan Lahore Quaid-e-Azam Library
Philippines Manila The National Library of the Philippines
Poland Lodz Wojewodzka i Miejska Biblioteca Publiczna
Poland Warsaw Biblioteka Publiczna M. St Warszawy
Portugal Lisbon Biblioteca Municipal Central de Lisboa
Portugal Oeiras Biblioteca Municipal  de Oeiras
Portugal Porto Central Public Library
Romania Cluj “Octavian Goga” Cluj County Library
Romania Bucharest Biblioteca Metropolitana Bucuresti
Russian Federation Moscow M.I. Rudomino State Library for Foreign Literature
Russian Federation St. Petersburg City Public Library
Samoa Apia Nelson Memorial Public Library
Scotland Aberdeen Central Library
Scotland Edinburgh Edinburgh City Libraries
Scotland Glasgow Glasgow City Libraries
Serbia Belgrade Belgrade Public Library
Sierra Leone Freetown Sierra Leone Library Board
Singapore Singapore National Library of Singapore
Slovakia Bratislava Mestska Kniznica Bratislava
Slovenia Ljubljana Knjiznica Otona Zupancica
South Africa Bloemfontein The Free State Provincial Library Service
South Africa Cape Town Cape Town City Libraries
South Africa Durban Durban Metropolitan Library Services
South Africa Johannesburg City of Johannesburg Library and Information Services
South Africa Pretoria Tshwane Community Library and Information Service
South Korea Seoul Literature Translation Institute of Korea Library
Spain Barcelona Consorci de Biblioteques de Barcelona
Spain Madrid Bibliotecas Publicas Municipales de Madrid
Spain Santa Cruz Biblioteca Publica Provincial Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Sri Lanka Colombo Colombo Public Library
St. Lucia Castries Central Library of  St Lucia
Suriname Paramaribo Bibliotheek van de Cultureel Centrum Suriname
Swaziland Mbabane Swaziland National Library Service
Sweden Gothenburg Goteborg Stadsbibliotek
Sweden Stockholm Stockholm Public Library
Switzerland Bern Stadt-und Universitatsbibliothek Bern
Switzerland Geneva Bibliotheques Municipales
Switzerland Zurich Zentralbibliothek
Syria Damascus Republic Arabe Syrienne
Tanzania Dar es Salaam Tanzania Library Services Board
The Gambia Banjul The Gambia National Library
Trinidad & Tobago Port-of-Spain National Library and Information System Authority
Tunisia Tunis National Library of Tunisia
Turkey Ankara The National Library of Turkey
Turkey Istanbul Istanbul Public Library
Uganda Kampala National Library of Uganda
USA Albany Albany Public Library
USA Boise Boise Public Library
USA Boston Boston Public Library
USA Carson City Nevada State Library & Archives
USA Cheyenne Laramie County Library System
USA Chicago Chicago Public Library
USA Cincinnati Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County
USA Cleveland Cleveland Public Library
USA Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Library District
USA Columbia Richland County Public Library
USA Concord New Hampshire State Library
USA Denver Denver Public Library
USA Detroit Detroit Public Library
USA Fort Wayne Allen County Public Library
USA Hamilton Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
USA Hartford Hartford Public Library
USA Honolulu Hawaii State Public Library System
USA Houston Houston Public Library
USA Jacksonville Jacksonville Public Library
USA Kansas City Kansas City Public Library
USA Lincoln Lincoln City Libraries
USA Litchfield Oliver Wolcott Library
USA Little Rock Central Arkansas Library System
USA Los Angeles Los Angeles Public Library
USA Louisville Louisville Free Public Library
USA Miami Miami-Dade Public Library System
USA Milwaukee Milwaukee Public Library
USA Minneapolis Minneapolis Public Library
USA Montgomery Alabama Public Library Service
USA New York New York Public Library
USA Oklahoma City Oklahoma Department of Libraries
USA Omaha Omaha Public Library
USA Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia
USA Phoenix Phoenix Public Library
USA Pittsburgh Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
USA Portland Multnomah County Library
USA Richmond Richmond Public Library
USA San Antonio San Antonio Public Library
USA San Diego San Diego Public Library
USA San Francisco San Francisco Public Library
USA San José San Jose Public Library
USA Seattle Seattle Public Library
USA Sioux Falls Siouxland Libraries
USA Springfield Lincoln County
USA Tallahassee LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
USA Topeka Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
USA Tucson Tucson-Pima Public Library
USA Tulsa Tulsa City-County Library
USA Washington D.C. District of Columbia Public Library
Wales Cardiff Cardiff Central Library
Zimbabwe Harare Harare City Library