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The Golden Oak Award™

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The Golden Oak Award™ features up to ten recently published Canadian books chosen specifically for new readers in adult literacy programs.

Nominees are announced in October of each year and voting opens in May of the following year. The winner is announced as part of The Learners' Conference in Toronto in June.

 

Latest Winner

2018 Winner

Check out the latest Golden Oak Award™ winner:

Adrift At Sea

 

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2018 Nominees

Check out the current nominees:

Adrift At Sea All the Dirt Blood and Belonging The Bootlegger's Goddaughter Fight to Learn John McCrae: Beyond Flanders Fields No Trace Town is by the Sea

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The Evergreen Award™

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The Evergreen Award™ features ten recently published Canadian books for adults of any age.

Nominees are announced at the Ontario Library Super Conference which takes place in February of each year. Voting takes place during the month of September and the winner is announced during Ontario Public Library Week in October.

Library patrons are invited to read titles beginning in the spring of each year and vote for their favourite nominee at the Milton Public Library during September. From May through August enter a ballot for each Evergreen nominee read for a chance to win the grand prize.

 

Latest Winner

2017 Winner

Check out the latest Evergreen Award™ winner:

The Break

 

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2018 Nominees

Check out the current nominees:

All We Leave Behind American War The Clothesline Swing The Dark and Other Love Stories Glass Beads Gone to Pot The Last Neanderthal Scarborough Solitude Son of a Trickster

 

Adult Summer Reading Program

This summer, read one or all of the wonderful Canadian books that have been nominated for The Evergreen Award™!

The Evergreen Award™ is a reading program for adults that connects readers from all across the province with stellar Canadian authors. From May to August, the 2018 Evergreen nominees will be shelved in the New and Notable section of the library. Pick one up today or place a hold online.

For each 2018 Evergreen book you read, you may enter one ballot in the draw. At the end of the summer, we'll draw a winner for the Grand Prize book basket. Ballots will be available starting May 1st through August 31st. Enter in person at either library location today or enter online and be sure to keep reading all summer long. The more you read, the greater your chances of winning the grand prize draw! Vote for your favourite title in September.

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Le Prix Tamarac

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Le Prix Tamarac features recently published Canadian French language children's books in two lists. The Express list features shorter chapter books and / or mature picture books while the other list features chapter books.

Nominees are announced in October of each year and voting opens in April of the following year.

 

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2018 Winners - Two Categories

Check out the latest Prix Tamarac Award winners!

Le Champ maudit Clique sur j’aime

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Check out the current nominees:

Captive Chroniques post-apocalyptiques d’une enfant sage Eloi et le cheval de joie Histoire de galet Lâchez les chiens! Louis parmi les spectres L’arbre maléfique 2018T TLAL Les vieux livres sont dangereux Clique sur j’aime

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The White Pine Award™

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The White Pine Award™ features recently published Canadian books for high school-aged teens at all grade levels.

Nominees are announced in October of each year and voting opens in April of the following year.

 

Latest Winner

2018 Winner

Check out the latest White Pine Award™ winner:

Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined

 

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Le Prix Peuplier

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Le Prix Peuplier features recently published Canadian French language children's picture books.

Nominees are announced in October of each year and voting opens in April of the following year.

 

Latest Winner

2018 Winner

Check out the latest Prix Peuplier Award winner:

Tarzanette et le roi du petit déjeuner

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2018 Nominees

Check out the current nominees:

752 lapins Un Ami Lumineux Des roches plein les poches Deux garçons et un secret J'ai Perdu par Robert Soulières Ma branche préférée Ma famille 3+1=7 La princesse cowboy par Lou Beauschesne Rien du tout! Tarzanette et le roi du petit déjeuner