Together We Read: Ontario has announced the title we'll all be reading is the 2017 winner of the Trillium Book Award: The Sweetest One by Melanie Mah. The Sweetest One will be available for download with no holds or waiting lists from October 16 -30th to coincide with Ontario Public Library Week.
About The Sweetest One: Cosmopolitan and curious 17 year-old Chrysler Wong suffers from a debilitating fear brought on by belief in a family curse. Three of her siblings have died after turning 18 and venturing beyond the borders of their tiny rural Alberta town, and the fourth, her favourite, has recently left and is incommunicado. Is she destined to share their fate — or worse, doomed to live a circumscribed life? (From Cormorant Books) ... See MoreSee Less
Ontario Public Library Week runs from October 15 - 21 this year. A Visit Will Get You Thinking! Did you know there are over 175 million visits to Ontario Public Libraries each year and that 74% of Ontarians used their library last year?
Announcing Ontario Public Library Week 2017: #GetTheCard Contest
Ontario Public Library Week is a unique opportunity to show your support for your library. Whether we have provided you with inspiration for success, or support in your leisure activities, your library is there for you!
Here’s How You Can Enter: 1. Gather your library card(s) and take a photo with them! 2. Tell us how you use your library card! 3. Share your photo on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram using the hashtag #GetTheCard.
You Could Win:
Forest of Reading Award nominee book set (approx. $200 value) An e-reader for yourself and for your library (approx. $270 value) A prize pack from The Library Marketplace (approx. $200 value) ... See MoreSee Less