February 26, 2018

Santa Monica Reads (and you can, too!): An interview with Robert Graves

Since our Book Clubs in Your Community webinar last fall, we received many comments about the annual Santa Monica Reads program shared by panelist and Public Services Librarian Robert Graves, who chairs the program. With all the interest in the program, I caught up with Robert to ask a few questions and share what I learned with you.

August 15, 2017

Five tips for having the most effective Library Card Sign-Up Month ever!

Just when you thought you could breathe after your last summer reading event, September rounds the bend. Not only are you preparing for back to school activities, it’s also Library Card Sign-Up Month. These five tips will help you leverage your efforts for the greatest impact.

July 25, 2017

Steal these ideas and grow your NoveList usage!

Last summer we announced the second year of the Grow Your NoveList Usage Grant. The projects are complete. Read the stories of the ten libraries and how they increased their NoveList usage. 

August 15, 2016

Webcast: Grow your NoveList usage

Hear how three NoveList Usage Grant recipients paired readers’ advisory conversations with NoveList promotion, inspiring both staff and patrons in the process!

March 18, 2016

Webcast: Cooking the Books: Food Programs in Libraries

Foodies unite! Food is hot, hot, hot; witness the proliferation of TV food programs and movies. Let us help you jump on the food bandwagon, or expand your menu.

March 10, 2016

Steal this idea: Read and share a poem on the poet-tree

National Poetry Month presents a unique challenge for youth librarians everywhere. How do you share a love for words, poetry, and expression with children and teens who may think of poetry as boring?

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