March 20, 2018

It’s hockey night at NoveList!

It seems that no one in Canada can escape hockey season -- and for everyone south of the border or otherwise uninitiated into the culture of hockey, you might be surprised at the enduring popularity of books about the sport. 

March 15, 2018

Find it in NoveList: Books that encourage creativity

Can you imagine life without music, art, theater, dance, or (gasp!) literature? There are many ways books can encourage creativity in our young ones, and NoveList can help!

February 1, 2018

Find audiobooks to get kids reading

Have you tried promoting audiobooks to all of your patrons? The benefits of audiobooks for young people and students are many. Reassure reluctant parents that audiobooks aren’t cheating -- and try some of our strategies for finding just the right listen.

January 23, 2018

Find it in NoveList: Books that foster compassion in children

With bad news filling our social media feeds, reading can offer us a compassion and empathy break. Get some tips for searching NoveList to find books that encourage kindness at every age level. 

January 10, 2018

New year, new books

The New Year puts us in mind of goal-setting, personal transformations, and self-improvement. Fortunately, NoveList can help you find books that inspire, encourage, and motivate.

December 12, 2017

Exploring urban fiction

In my days working at the Main Library in beautiful downtown Durham, N.C., the majority of my adult readers' advisory questions came from avid readers looking for urban fiction.

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