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Posters Now Available for Download: FNCR 2022-2023

The 2022-2023 First Nation Communities READ posters are now available. Each poster highlights the nominated titles and selected titles of this past year’s awards. View the Adult/YA and Children’s Posters below. Download copies to print (PDF) or to place on your website (JPG). 2022-2023 FNCR Adult/YA Poster 2022-2023 FNCR Children's Poster

FNCR Nomination Submission Form 2023-2024

First Nation Communities READ is an annual Indigenous literary award launched in 2003 by the Ontario Library Service and the First Nation Public Library community in Ontario.  Each year, books created by Indigenous authors and/or illustrators are nominated and considered by a jury of librarians from First Nation communities throughout Ontario. The First Nation Communities READ Program awards excellence in…

First Nation Communities READ Announces the Children’s and Young Adult/Adult Selected Titles for 2022-2023 PMC Indigenous Literature Award

Download the Press Release Toronto October 3, 2022 – First Nation Communities READ 2022-2023 announces the selected titles in the Children’s and Young Adult/Adult Categories.  Chosen by a jury of Indigenous librarians from across Ontario, these titles represent the very best of Indigenous literature.  The selected titles will be recognized on-line during First Nation Public Library Week on October 7…

First Nation Communities READ 2022-2023 Children and Young Adult/Adult Shortlists for the PMC Indigenous Literature Award

Download the Press Release Toronto, September 21, 2022 – First Nation Communities READ announces the shortlists for the combined Children’s and Young Adult/Adult categories. Chosen by a jury of Indigenous librarians from across Ontario, these titles represent the best of Indigenous literature from Canada today.  The title selection announcement and award presentation for FNCR 2022-2023 will take place during First…