September 14, 2017

Reaching readers with newsletters

Does your library use email newsletters to reach out to your community? Crafting an effective newsletter does take a bit of time, but it’s something anyone can learn to do -- and armed with the right tools, it may prove even easier than you might expect.

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.

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.

May 10, 2017

Your summer reading master list

Brace yourselves; summer reading is coming. We’ve compiled some of our best articles, cheat sheets, and tutorials into a master list that will help you survive whatever summer decides to throw your way. 

May 1, 2017

Tips for building your NextReads newsletter subscriber list

NextReads newsletters offer a lot of great reading suggestions, highlighting books in your collection and linking directly to your catalog. You can even use them to promote upcoming events or share exciting news. But all these great things are only helpful to your community if people are actually signed up to receive the newsletters, so snag some of our best tips for building your subscriber base. 

April 17, 2017

Readers’ advisory with a personal touch

Building relationships with your readers can seem like a daunting task -- with all the work happening in a library day-to-day, it’s easy for it to fall down a few notches of the priority list. But with a game-on! attitude and a little help from NoveList, the task of building lasting connections with your readers gets just a little bit easier.

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