June 10, 2020

Graphic Novel Starter Pack

Assembling a starter pack that encompasses the entirety of the graphic medium is an impossible task, but these five titles are a good sampling of the variety of genres and art styles that the format has to offer. They’re all either standalone graphic novels or completed series, with critical acclaim and wide appeal.

May 6, 2020

Webinar: Crash Course in Graphic Novels

Do you have a go-to strategy for helping graphic novel readers? Whether your readers are fans of action-packed and fast-paced graphic novels or character-driven and thought-provoking graphic novels, let NoveList and LibraryReads break down the best graphic novels have to offer your readers — from origin stories to multiverse encounters and everything in between. 

May 1, 2020

Congratulations, Lucy Lockley!

Lucy M. Lockley is the 2020 winner of the Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award for her positive contributions to the profession and her library. Lucy serves as Lead Collection Development Librarian at the St. Charles City-County Library (MO). SCCLD is a 12-branch suburban system that serves a (growing) population of 395,245 and is just on the other side of the Missouri River from St. Louis.  

April 16, 2020

Top 10 Book Discussion Guides in NoveList January – March 2020

Whether you are adding new discussion dates to your calendar, planning for the future, or continuing on with your current schedule, you might be looking for titles to discuss. If so, you may be interested in seeing some of the most popular Book Discussion Guides in NoveList over the last three months. 

April 10, 2020

Reading in a pandemic: Part 2

As we find ourselves scouring news sites for updates (or avoiding them for our own mental health), some readers might take comfort in learning more about this kind of disease, what’s happened in the past, and comparing hypothetical prognoses of what might happen with what we now see unfolding before us.  

April 7, 2020

For fans of Tiger King

Tiger King’s buzz has reached a fever pitch, and with a scripted series adaptation reportedly in the works (with Saturday Night Live mainstay Kate McKinnon set to portray Carole Baskin), it’s likely that folks are going to be talking about the head-scratching exploits of Joe Exotic and co. for a long time.  

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