SOLS and the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) are pleased to announce that the open access title for Together We Read: Ontario will be the 2017 winner of the Trillium Book Award: The Sweetest One by Melanie Mah. The Sweetest One, published by Cormorant Books, will be open to all participating libraries in simultaneous use format from Oct. 16 – 30.
In total, 236 public libraries in Ontario are participating - The Ontario Library Service Download Centre (all 197 member libraries) +
Toronto Hamilton Ottawa Vaughan Richmond Hill Brampton Windsor Ajax Burlington Kingston Frontenac Libraries on the Go Consortium (Barrie, Innisfil, Middlessex, Milton, Oakville) Simcoe County Library Cooperative The downloadLibrary Consortium (Stratford, Cambridge, Kitchener, Perth County, Region Of Waterloo, Waterloo)
For libraries also participating in OverDrive’s upcoming Big Library Read (Oct. 12 – 26), please note that OverDrive cannot display both titles on your site at the same time. However, after Oct. 16 the BLR title can continue to be promoted via a curated list, or on your Teens page since it’s a YA title.