May 15, 2020

Easy online book display ideas

Another day, another Facebook post with reading suggestions. Your community is loving them. Your ebook circulation is off the charts. And you got a personal thank you from the local independent bookstore because people have been ordering books from the plethora of titles you’ve been recommending. So what’s next?

April 5, 2019

7 pro tips for creating book flyers

Sara Leady’s fun flyers particularly resonated with people. She’s the brilliant mind behind this flyer, created after FSU’s football team lost a brutal game to Clemson. She agreed to share some of her pro tips for creating memorable flyers. We hope you enjoy this guest post from Sara.

January 2, 2019

Steal this idea: Best of lists

Everyone loves lists. Just look at any magazine cover, Pinterest feed or popular blog post. They all snag readers with “Top 10 Solutions for…” and “7 Easy Ways to…” lists. So why not create lists like this customized for your library, featuring the books your patrons checked out the most this year? Or how about the books highest in demand, determined by your holds lists? Your library’s integrated library system (ILS) and circulation data offer great resources for creating lists your patrons will love.

August 9, 2018

Steal this idea: Create a Display Hub for busy librarians

Looking for a way to share displays across your library system? Check out Durham County Library's Display Hub, which pulls together a similar set of materials so library staff across the county can quickly access display materials including posters, book lists, bookmarks, and flyers.

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. 

May 23, 2017

Everyone is welcome! LGBTQIA in the library

Did you know that June is LGBT Pride Month? NoveList can help make your library a welcoming and safe place for LGBT youth.

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