November 21, 2016

Gift books for kids, 2016 edition

Each December, the staff who work with children's books here at NoveList try to choose just one book that they believe would be a perfect present. Here are our picks out of the ones we read (or rediscovered) this year.

November 14, 2016

Betting on books: National Book Award contenders for adult fiction and nonfiction

Take the chance to think deeply with these National Book Award nominees for adult fiction and nonfiction.

November 14, 2016

Betting on books: National Book Award contenders for young people’s literature

We've got a primer on books for young people to get you pumped for the National Book Awards announced on Wednesday, November 16th.

October 19, 2016

Wish I’d known… From folders to bibliographies

As I wrote about in my previous Wish I’d Known installment, I’ve been working at NoveList for a couple of months and keep bumping across features that I wish I’d known about when I worked at a public library.

October 13, 2016

#KenBone: A pop culture/readers’ advisory fusion

We heard you loud and clear, NoveList subscribers. The enthusiasm generated by our recent Pop Culture webcast showed us that readers' advisory librarians clearly see the benefit of using pop culture to engage library patrons.

October 11, 2016

Newsletters we love

It’s one-twelve in the afternoon. Your readers have just finished their lunch and are popping over to their email accounts for a brief respite before getting back to their daily grind. What are they hoping to find? Something funny? Something interesting. Something…free?

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