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.

May 24, 2018

Audiobooks for family road trips

How does a family headed out on a summer road trip choose audiobooks that everyone in the car will enjoy as the miles roll by? We have suggestions for six middle-grade audiobooks that are full of family, friendship, and adventure, and that are sure to keep the kids AND the adults engaged. 

February 22, 2018

Try a different kind of book club: Go topical!

Ever heard of a book club revolving around a theme instead of a specific title? It's a great alternative to a traditional book club, and easy to put into practice in your own library. 

February 13, 2018

Newsletters we love: #LibSocial at Indian Prairie Public Library

Indian Prairie Public Library's #LibSocial newsletter is a fantastic example of successfully reaching out to a targeted audience. Find out more about how they got started and get inspired with some ideas for your own!

January 5, 2018

Steal this idea: Express Book Bags

Looking for ways to serve the busy adults in your community and make sure they're able to get the books they want from the library without spending too much time? Take a note from the Wake County Public Library and their Express Book Bags service. 

August 29, 2017

Newsletters build community

Guest blogger Patrick Holt shares his experiences creating custom newsletters and reaching the readers in his community. 

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