Tinlids Inc. Awarded Forest of Reading® Contract

from the Ontario Library Association TORONTO, ON (June 25, 2014) – The Ontario Library Association (OLA) is pleased to announce that Tinlids Inc. has been awarded the contract as the official Forest of Reading® wholesaler, in response to an RFP process the OLA conducts every three years. Tinlids is an independently-owned Canadian children’s and young adult book wholesaler dedicated to providing exceptional … Read more

OLA Announces 2014 Forest of Reading® Golden Oak™ Award

Canadian readers choose the best in Canadian fiction and non-fiction from the Ontario Library Association   TORONTO, ON (June 5, 2014) – After weeks of voting, Ontarians have decided: The Stamp Collector by Jennifer Lanthier, illustrated by François Thisdale, has won the 2014 Forest of Reading Golden Oak Award. “My heart is so full right now I can hardly type these words,” … Read more

The Ontario Library Association Announces 2014 Award Recipients

OLA salutes the best! The Ontario Library Association would like to congratulate the award recipients this year. These awards will be presented during the annual OLA Super Conference, held from January 29, 2013 to February 1, 2014. The award winners are: OLA’s Larry Moore Distinguished Service Award: M.J. D’Elia, Acting Head of the Learning & … Read more

Ontario Library Association announces recipients of the OLA New Library Building Awards

Via the Ontario Library Association

The Ontario Library Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 OLA New Library Building Awards.

The purpose of the OLA New Library Building Awards is to encourage and showcase excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries in Ontario. The competition runs every third year to allow a critical number of projects in all types of libraries to accumulate.

This year’s recipients are:

• Centennial College – Library and Academic Facility

Diamond Schmitt Architects

• Kingston Frontenac Public Library – Sydenham Public Library

Shoalts & Zaback Architects Ltd.

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