The prize is awarded by the Danish Agency for Culture as a part of the Model Programme for Public Libraries with IT company Systematic as sponsor. Therefore the award is named ‘Systematic – Public Library of the Year Award’.
The target group is public libraries, i.e. municipality libraries. Applications can be made by individual municipalities. A municipality may apply in co-operation with relevant advisors.
The prize is US$ 5,000, which will be given to the municipality. Second and third prizes are also awarded, and winners will receive a diploma, not money.
Nominations must be submitted before 12.00 pm CEST (midnight) on 15th of June 2015.