February 4, 2020
Success Story: Loudoun County Public Library
Kellie Sigler is the Visual Communications Specialist at Loudoun County Public Library. The communications team is a group of three people to cover the entire library system, which is made up of ten branches serving a total county population of 412,864 people. The eastern and western halves of the county are distinct: the western is rural and mostly farmland, whereas the eastern is closer to the DC metropolitan area.
December 11, 2018
Steal this idea: Express Checkout Promotions
Chatham-Kent Public Library (CKPL) in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, is one of three recipients of the Engaging Readers at Your Public Library grant. Earlier this year, CKPL completed a four-month campaign to engage patrons and energize staff in reading, watching, learning and playing with CKPL’s collections. We recently chatted with Manager of Support Services Heidi Wyma about one of the innovative ideas her library tested during this campaign that you might want to try at your library.
April 19, 2018
LibraryAware, our journey, and yours
NoveList wanted to know more about the libraries we work with, so we ran a report on usage trends for LibraryAware and we learned a lot not only about LibraryAware but also the libraries we work with, and we wanted to share what we learned.
August 8, 2017
Helping librarians design materials that make the grade
Many librarians are looking for ways to create materials that reflect their level of professionalism, but who has time to do that?
July 25, 2017
Steal these ideas and grow your NoveList usage!
Last summer we announced the second year of the Grow Your NoveList Usage Grant. The projects are complete. Read the stories of the ten libraries and how they increased their NoveList usage.
April 28, 2017
Getting more books in the hands of readers at County of Lennox and Addington Libraries
Readers’ advisory is a major focus for the County of Lennox and Addington Libraries in Napanee, Ontario. The busy and popular library system makes it a priority to help patrons find the perfect book.