December 20, 2017
It’s the Busiest Time of Year: 5 suggestions for alternative book club meetings
I know I am not alone in feeling a bit frazzled during this time of year. The weeks between Halloween and New Year's go by in a blur and fitting in time to relax, recharge, and read can be a challenge.
October 9, 2017
Book Clubs: Your Community Connection
Thinking of starting a new book club at your library or revamping an existing group you inherited? Struggling with attendance or participation? Join NoveList for a look at book clubs and the factors that make them successful.
September 26, 2017
Book club “speed dating”
Singles will tell you: dating is the worst. Playing “matchmaker” between individual readers and their next great book is the exception.
September 5, 2017
Book clubs for all kinds of lives
NoveList staff love book clubs. We’re all book people (of course!) and many of us are librarians who used to work in public libraries and run our own book clubs. As we were talking about Book Club Central, we started talking about book clubs we’ve either run or heard about that offer something extra to readers.
July 27, 2017
Excited about Book Club Central? We are too!
ALA recently launched Book Club Central with Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel No One is Coming to Save Us. Snag a few tips for promoting Book Club Central in your library.
June 28, 2017
Build a better book club: conversation starters
Great book club conversations happen when readers take elements of a book to heart, and feel empowered to share and compare their reading experiences together.