5 - 7 April, 2022

The Library of the Year Award


Criteria: The judges will be looking for excellence in a range of areas, including the library as an inspirational and democratic space for all; innovative partnerships and initiatives to attract new users and extend the range of services provided; stock promotion and the use of new technology to engage users in library collections; the response to the climate change agenda; and examples of the library’s contribution to literacy and learning in its community


Who is eligible: any public library operating outside the UK.


2021 winner: Ghana Library Authority

2021 shortlist: Kenya National Library Services – Embu Branch and Public Library “Fran Galovic” Koprivnica


Entry deadline: 5pm (GMT) Friday 14th January