October 10, 2019

Readers’ advisory: it’s a small world

The NoveList team is super-excited about an upcoming webinar for those who work in libraries in Australia and New Zealand. Although US attendees will have a late night (no worries, we’ll record!), anyone with readers’ advisory on the brain will benefit from sharing ideas, no matter the time zone. It’s a small world, isn’t it, and so many readers’ advisory issues are universal.

October 8, 2019

Serving patrons who are homebound

If your library provides services to patrons who are homebound, NoveList can help you provide your readers with the best books possible.

September 27, 2019

Newsletters we love: Fall 2019

What is the best way to communicate all the resources of your library to the members of your community? Newsletters, of course! If you’re looking for new ideas and inspiration to spruce up your library’s newsletter – or even to get one started – we’ve got you covered. 

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.

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