Are you ready for us because we're getting ready for you!

The Saskatchewan Book Awards 2024 Gala & Award Ceremony is back in Regina this year and we are excited to be hosting this event as part of the finale to the Saskatchewan Library Association's conference which rotates between Regina and Saskatoon annually.

Join us on Friday, May 3 at 7:30 pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Regina to celebrate all of the finalists for the 2024 Saskatchewan Book Awards and to see who the winners of 13 book awards will be.

Introducing SBA's 2024 Master of Ceremonies

James Hope HowardJames Hope Howard President, Saskatchewan Library Asociation

Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba and now hailing from Air Ronge, Saskatchewan, James Hope Howard is the current President of the Saskatchewan Library Association and the Director of the Pahkisimon Nuyeʔáh Library System of Northern Saskatchewan. He has previously served as the master of ceremonies (and 2017 co-chair) for the Saskatchewan Libraries Conference, and as the Chair of the Saskatchewan Multitype Library Board. Prior to his move to Saskatchewan, James was a current affairs radio host with Winnipeg's 101.5 UMFM, and was a weekly opinion columnist in Winnipeg's Uptown Magazine.


Who's going to be there?

Their Honours, Russ Mirasty, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, and Donna Mirasty, sponsors, presenters, authors, publishers, family, friends, and you, if you choose to come, will be there to recognize and celebrate Saskatchewan's top authors and books from 2023.

The event starts at 7:30 pm with the entrance of Their Honours, but doors to the Saskatchewan Book Awards 2024 Gala & Award Ceremony will be open at 7:00 pm.

Ticket Purchase and Admission:

Admission is $80 per person and tickets are available through Canada Helps. No physical tickets will be issued. However, guests with tickets are required to register at the SBA desk at the entrance of the Ballroom on the main floor of the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Centre where they will be directed to seating at assigned tables.

To purchase tickets, go to:  Ticket Purchase  

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR MULTIPLE TICKET PURCHASES ONLINE: If you have purchased more than one ticket, please contact the SBA office at 306 569-1585 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to provide names of attendees and with whom you wish to sit.

No evening meal will be served but guests will have an opportunity to mingle, purchase books, enjoy refreshments and a delectable array of desserts during a 30 minute intermission midway through the awards program. 

There will be a photo booth onsite and an area where books may be purchased. The event will end by 10:00 pm.

Parking is available in the hotel parking arcade.

Office Hours

Monday to Thursday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Fridays by appointment only