Happy National Library Week 2023!

While we are always celebrating libraries over here at Macmillan Library Marketing, we want to take this National Library Week to give a little extra appreciation for all things library. This year’s National Library Week theme is “There’s More to the Story.” Check out everything you can do to participate and celebrate here. And, check […]

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LAST CALL AT COOGAN’S Author Letter + Sweepstakes

Fellow librarian and author of LAST CALL AT COOGAN’S: The Life and Death of a Neighborhood Bar, Jon Michaud, joins us today with not just a sweepstakes, but also a letter to librarians exploring his time spent working in libraries and the way that both libraries and neighborhood bars shape their communities. Click here for […]

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A Letter to Librarians from Lee Geum-yi (9/1/22)

In THE PICTURE BRIDE, Lee Geum-yi shares the story of Willow, a picture bride who under the guise of false promises of success and joy travels from Korea to Hawaii to marry a man she does not know. Today, the author joins us with a letter to librarians to share what inspired her to write […]

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A Letter to Librarians from Rob Volpe (7/28/22)

In TELL ME MORE ABOUT THAT: Solving the Empathy Crisis One Conversation at a Time, author Rob Volpe explains his five steps to empathy and shows readers how they too can strengthen their own empathy muscles. Today, he joins us with a letter to librarians to talk more about his hopes for his book and […]

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A Letter to Librarians from Sandra Dallas (2/25/22)

Sandra Dallas’ LITTLE SOULS is a gripping tale of sisterhood, loyalty, and secrets set in Denver amid America’s last deadly flu pandemic. She joins us today to share more about her research at the Denver Public Library! When I started researching LITTLE SOULS, my novel about the 1918 flu epidemic, I immediately turned to the […]

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Booklist Read ‘n Rave 2021

The librarians in Booklist‘s Read ‘n Rave event today talked about so many books! Check out the Macmillan titles they’re looking forward to below (and you can see the full list here + watch the replay here). THE BALLERINAS by Rachel Kapelke-Dale | 9781250274236 | 12/7/21CHASING ME TO MY GRAVE: An Artist’s Memoir of the […]

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Human Behavior (10/14/20)

Today we’re delving into human behavior with an investigation into a rare type of books, recognizing manipulation in work and relationships, and what qualities it takes to be a leader. DARK ARCHIVES: A Librarian’s Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin by Megan Rosenbloom “While the idea of anthropodermic books, […]

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We Want YOU…to fill out this survey

Attention librarians, bearers of knowledge, bastions of truth, and wearers of cardigans… We’re hosting a game night in the near future and need your help! Please fill out this form with your answers about the life of a librarian, and keep an eye out for more information about a fun game night with the Mac […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/21/19)

Thriller Thursday (11/21/19)

A librarian sleuth on a murder investigation + the lies that fester when witnesses stay silent = today’s #ThrillerThursday. MURDER OFF THE PAGE: A 42nd Street Library Mystery by Con Lehane “[F]ans and new readers will enjoy solving Ambler’s latest puzzle along with him. An apt choice for bibliophiles and those who like a New […]

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EXTRAORDINARY DOGS Discussion Guide

EXTRAORDINARY DOGS Discussion Guide

Calling all dog lovers! We have a discussion guide just for you (and the young folks in your life)! EXTRAORDINARY DOGS: Stories from Search and Rescue Dogs, Comfort Dogs, and Other Canine Heroes by Liz Stavrinides and John Schlimm is a beautiful photo book showcasing more than 50 heroic dogs, along with the police officers, […]

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