Readers Advisory

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Regardless of technological changes, patrons still come to us for book recommendations and we love to give them! Find resources to help you develop your readers advisory skills so that you can help patrons find the right book for them. Also explore tools and resource that help inform the readers advisor on current, popular and notable books of every genre and for every age.

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Serving Readers: Beyond the Basics

 Webinar / Last Modified: 13 December 2016

This webinar expands on basic premises and practices of reader's advisory, exploring new ways to address the needs of your library's core constituency of readers.

Reading Conversations: RA for All Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 04 August 2016

With a new strategic goal to focus on increasing patron access to and engagement with books and reading, the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) in Northwestern Washington embarked on an ambitious effort to get all of their staff ready and eager to ...

Gamer's Advisory 101: Breaking the Monopoly

 News / Last Modified: 01 March 2016

The hobby board game market is booming. Everywhere news media outlets pronounce that board games are "making a comeback" or are "going through a golden age" or experiencing a "renaissance" or are "in full swing.&quo...

Enhance Summer Reading with these Great Resources

 News / Last Modified: 24 June 2015

OCLC has collaborated with a number of WorldCat partners—including DOGObooks—to give librarians a free, easy way to enhance their planned summer reading programs with an online social component.

For children and young adults: DOGObooks.com, th...