The Forest of Reading

Forest of Reading® by the Ontario Library Association logoWhat is the Forest of Reading®?

The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers eight reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages. The Forest helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors and illustrators. More than 250,000 readers participate annually from their School and/or Public Library. All Ontarians/Canadians are invited to participate via their local public library, school library, or individually.

How to register

If you would like to register for a class visit, which will entail an activity and a chance for students to vote for their favourite books from the Forest of Reading® in the spring, please fill out the registration form

To ensure your students are able to check out nominated titles, please feel free to provide access to the GSPL library card application form (PDF 0.07 MB).

Award Levels & Booklists

Reserve a copy of each of the 2019 nominated titles in the following award levels: