Each year, the Friends of the Mississauga Library offer their Library Education Award to support Mississauga residents who are pursuing a career in library science.

The Jim Wilde Library Education Award winner for 2016 is Krysia Scherlinger, in the online School of Library and Information Science Master's Degree Program at The University of Southern Mississippi beginning summer 2016.  Photo shows the winner being presented with a $2,000 cheque by Michael Jones, President of the Friends of the Mississauga Library System at the Annual General Meeting on June 16, 2016.