February 17, 2017

Changes come to NextReads

For the past eleven years, NextReads has shared more than 26,000 reading recommendations with library patrons across the world. This year, we're making a few small changes. 

February 10, 2017

Lessons from my RUSA Reading List experience

My two years on the Reading List Council were great years from which I emerged better (I hope!) at RA and with my genre horizons forever broadened. Leaving has given me the chance to share with you what I liked best about it and recommend this undertaking to anyone with a yen for readers’ advisory and a spare room shelf to fill.

February 7, 2017

Swipe right—on over to the library

Some of us grow up loving the library. Some of us fall in love more gradually. And some of us might still need a little wink wink nudge nudge to light that spark of loving the library.

February 7, 2017

A blueprint for communicating the value of reading

On January 17, the New York Times published an interview with then-President Obama. During the interview, he was asked what had enabled him to endure the pressures imposed on him as President.

His answer: books.

January 31, 2017

Midwinter reflections

We're back from ALA Midwinter, and wanted to share some of the signs and sounds we encountered in an Atlanta full of librarians!

January 19, 2017

Reading inspires making

One of the hottest topics in education today is makerspaces. Everyone seems to have an idea about what you should do with yours. At NoveList, we know books have a place in all makerspaces, not just as how-tos, but to inspire innovation and creativity.

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