2017 Forest of Reading Nominated Titles Announced

Canadian authors and illustrators selected for recreational reading program  >> From the Ontario Library Association NEWS RELEASE   TORONTO, ON (October 14, 2016) – Ontario Library Association (OLA) is pleased to announce the English and French nominees for the 2017 Forest of Reading, the largest recreational reading award program in Canada.   SEE THE 2017 … Read more

2016 Forest of Reading® Programs Nominated Titles Announced

>>From the Ontario Library Association 2016 Forest of Reading® Programs Nominated Titles Announced Children across the country to vote for favourite Canadian titles in award program TORONTO, ON (October 15, 2015) – The Forest of Reading allows readers of all ages to cultivate a love of reading through Canadian picture books, young adult books, novels … Read more

Ontario Library Association Announces the 2015 Forest of Reading® Winners

>>From the Ontario Library Assocation TORONTO, ON (May 13, 2015) – The votes are in!  Over 250,000 children have participated in the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) annual Forest of Reading program and have helped to choose the best Canadian authors and illustrators of our time. The awards were presented on May 12 and 13 at the … Read more

Ontario Library Association announces 2015 award recipients

>>From the Ontario Library Association TORONTO, ON (January 13, 2015): From innovative programs to a longstanding commitment to the library field, the Ontario Library Association (OLA) is thrilled to announce our 2015 award recipients. Awards will be presented to recipients during the annual OLA Super Conference, held from Jan 28 – 31. We recognize each recipient’s outstanding achievements and … Read more

Winner of 2014 Forest of Reading Evergreen™ Award Announced

TORONTO, ON (November 7, 2014) – After weeks of voting, Ontarians have decided: Cathy Marie Buchanan’s The Painted Girls, the enthralling story of the two sisters living in 19th Century Paris, has won the Forest of Reading’s 2014 Evergreen Award. “It is so very heartwarming to learn that Ontario public library patrons have selected The Painted Girls as the 2014 Evergreen Award winner,” says Cathy … Read more