May 29, 2018

This summer, keep the slide on the playground

We’ve all seen studies citing summer as a time when kids with no access to stimulating experiences or books can slip behind their peers. It’s known as “summer slide.” The effects are sobering and can be long-lasting. 

May 23, 2018

Passive RA, or, reaching patrons who stare at their shoes

Many who come to the library are too shy to actually speak to a librarian, so now I like the direct approach -- putting up a sign that explains why I sit behind that desk. Try it. Many do not realize we are there to help them. 

May 18, 2018

Five ways to get started with email

Email is one of the most effective ways for a library to connect with the larger community -- if you want to get started, or just get some new ideas for your email campaigns, we have some resources you won't want to miss. 

May 8, 2018

True crime’s enduring appeal

True crime can be a tricky genre to talk about and share with other readers, but it offers something for every fan -- from the courtroom dramas of heist capers to the hair-rising chronicles of the disturbed. Keeping in mind the range of reading tastes within the genre will make for a more informed reading experience.

February 7, 2018

Five things you can do with search alerts

Do you use the Alerts feature in NoveList to help keep up with the content you and your readers need? Search alerts in NoveList can save time with the variety of things you do in any given day.

January 10, 2018

New year, new books

The New Year puts us in mind of goal-setting, personal transformations, and self-improvement. Fortunately, NoveList can help you find books that inspire, encourage, and motivate.

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