CFUW Library Award

The CFUW Library Award was created to promote literacy and learning by supporting innovative approaches, encouraging community involvement and advocating for the Canadian library system.

CFUW offers a Library Award every two years which is available to:

  • academic institutions, community centres, cultural centres, youth organizations or any community based organization/team/group

Please note that each submission must be nominated by a CFUW Club local to the applicant.

Applications will be accepted for the 2020 Award from January 1 to April 1, 2020.

Click here for the guidelines and application form.

The Library Award Winner for 2018 was the Callander Public Library in Callander, Ontario.  Their project addresses the need to improve children's literacy and STEM skills.

 The Library Award Winner for 2016 was the Shelldale Better Beginnings, Better Futures in Guelph, Ontario.  Their project involves a multicultural family literacy program, which utilizes books written in multiple languages to help teach English to immigrant families.


To read a short history of the CFUW Library Award, click here

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