Library Prizes and Competitions
Library of the Year
This prize has been awarded annually by the Ministry of Culture since 2003 to coincide with the Library Week. The prize is awarded in two categories - to a public library in a small locality and to an outstanding project in providing library and information services. The prize is given to an individual, as well as a library.
Zdeněk Václav Tobolka Honorary Medallion
This prize has been awarded annually each September by the Czech Library Association and the Library Foundation at the Libraries Today national conference since 2003. It is presented to a library or an individual in recognition of their contribution to the development of Czech librarianship.
Czech Librarian Prize
This prize is being awarded every three years by the Association of Library and Information Professionals of the Czech Republic since 2001 on the occasion of the Association's General Assembly. It is presented to librarians and information providers for long-term excellence in library activities.
The INFORUM Prize
The prize has been awarded annually by the INFORUM conference organisation committee since 1999 on the occasion of the INFORUM conference. Awards are given for outstanding projects, services, and activities related to electronic information sources.
This is a library web pages competition, organized by the Association of Library and Information Professionals of the Czech Republic since 2000. Libraries compete in three categories - specia-lized libraries, municipal libraries of communities under 20,000 inhabitants, and municipal libraries of those over 20,000.