September 18, 2019

The Social Reading Generation

One thing we know for sure is that millennials love public libraries. The question for librarians, then, is how to make sure they’re meeting the needs of their millennial patrons. 

August 22, 2019

Pairing podcast fans with their perfect reads

There’s no question that podcasts become more popular with each passing year, but with so many varieties out there, it can be hard to figure out how to translate a patron’s love of podcasts into readers’ advisory gold. 

August 21, 2019

On The Shelf: Bringing the magic to your library

Anyone who works regularly with readers knows that matching them with the best book possible for the kind of reading experience they’re looking for is a blend of art and science, involving superb listening skills, awareness of resources like NoveList’s story elements (for spot-on access points) and maybe a little serendipity/magic thrown in.

August 15, 2019

Readers’ advisory = customer service

Your customer (whether at a bookstore or a library) is not going to be happy if the books you so enthusiastically recommend don’t jive at least somewhat with what they’re hoping for. But if you get it right, you’ll have a fan for life.

July 31, 2019

Your back-to-school master list, 2019 edition

At the beginning of the summer, we compiled all our best resources for surviving summer into a single summer reading master list. Now that the school year is gearing up again, we’ve done the same with a list of resources, ideas, tips, and tricks to help you have the best school year ever — whether you’re an educator, librarian, parent, or student.

July 24, 2019

Romance webinar follow-up resources

If you enjoyed the Crash Course in Romance webinar and want to know more, NoveList has many resources for you!