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New Award announcement! Human Rights Book Award

Posted in Membership, and Scholarships & Awards

MLA and the Association of Manitoba Book Publishers are pleased to announce a new award in support and recognition of Manitoba libraries hard work to uphold library values of intellectual freedom while at the same time reflecting their community’s need for inclusive and diverse library spaces.

This annual award will give 15 books from Manitoba publishers to an individual or library whose service, passion, and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion is outstanding among their peers. 

This individual or library will have demonstrated strong resolve in upholding human rights, inclusivity and equity in library access for their library or in the library community at a local, regional, provincial or national level.

The Award will recognize ongoing work or an outstanding accomplishment at a point in time.       

How to Make a Nomination

  • Nominations should be submitted using the MLA Award Nomination Form
  • A letter of nomination must accompany the form and should illustrate why the nominee should be considered for the award. 
  • Members can self-nominate. 
  • All submissions need to be received via email to 

All nominators should be members of the Manitoba Library Association.

The deadline for the 2024 award is May 1, 2024.