August 13, 2020
The Accidental Readers’ Advisor
These days at NoveList, pivot is a word we find ourselves using more frequently than we’d like. Librarians have been doing a lot of pivoting for sure, from being open to closed; to converting from in-person programming to online programming and now figuring out re-opening, in phases. For many, that means taking on new roles that maybe feel like ‘other duties as assigned.’
August 12, 2020
Build connections with your community for long-lasting advocacy
Libraries need to rally their community support more than ever, a daunting prospect in the best of times. With that call-to-action in mind, the people of EveryLibrary are bringing you The Library Advocacy and Funding Conference, an online conference bringing the world’s best political operatives, consultants, organizers, and fundraisers to libraries.
Event Date: September 16, 2020
Webinar: Crash Course in Literary Fiction
Do you have a go-to strategy for helping readers with literary fiction? Whether your readers are fans of ensemble stories or stylistically complex, unconventional novels — let NoveList and LibraryReads break down the best literary fiction has to offer your readers — from facing racism to suburban malaise.
August 3, 2020
Back to School: Your 2020 Guide
#BacktoSchool2020 is gearing up, and though there remains a lot of uncertainty of what's to come and what it will look like, we know that school will start in whatever new form it takes. So we've made a back to school guide with a list of resources, ideas, tips, and tricks to help you have a great school year — whether you're an educator, librarian, parent, or student — whatever your school year may look like.
July 31, 2020
Top 10 most searched titles in library catalogs: July 2020
Ever wonder what library users worldwide are searching for in catalogs just like yours? At NoveList, we’ve got the data.
July 27, 2020
The message your library must send to students and teachers this year is… we’re here for you.
This year holds a lot of unknowns. The one thing we do know is that learning will begin, in some form or fashion, and that libraries will be a crucial part of the support system for learners, educators, and parents, more than ever before. Here are the three big steps you’ll need to take this school year to ensure your community knows how to find educational support at your library.