ALA Virtual 2020 President’s Program: Stacey Abrams

Everyone, put your virtual hands together; Stacey Abrams will be the speaker at this year’s ALA Virtual President’s Program! Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Register now so you don’t miss out on all the great panels and events this year’s ALA Virtual has […]

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For Your Consideration: June 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite June titles for the June 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due May 1! THE SECOND HOME by Christina Clancy “With nostalgia as thick as the scent of coconut-scented sunscreen, THE SECOND HOME explores the consequences of emotional decisions and the strength needed to set things right.”–Booklist, starred review THE […]

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Drop-In Alert: OUR TIME IS NOW

On June 9, 2020, Henry Holt and Co. will publish beloved national leader Stacey Abrams’ OUR TIME IS NOW: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America, an empowering blueprint to ending voter suppression, reclaiming identity, and reshaping progressive politics. Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of […]

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Women 2020 Spotlight: Jane Austen

This year is the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, and to celebrate, we will be featuring some of our favorite fiction and nonfiction females from upcoming and core backlist titles. And what better way to start than with a spotlight on one of literature’s most beloved women, Jane Austen! MISS AUSTEN […]

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LibraryReads 2020 Voting Deadlines

Mark your calendars now for LibraryReads’ 2020 voting deadlines! Votes for titles published in January 2020 are due December 1, 2019 Votes for titles published in February 2020 are due January 1, 2020 Votes for titles published in March 2020 are due February 1, 2020 Votes for titles published in April 2020 are due March 1, 2020 Votes for titles published in May 2020 are due April 1, 2020 Votes […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: October 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite October titles for the October 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due September 1! NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo Email amanda.rountree@macmillan.com with a “NINTH HOUSE” subject line to request a NetGalley download widget. 4 starred reviews! “Fantasy readers, particularly those who love ghosts, will hungrily devour this novel.“–Publishers Weekly, starred […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: July 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite July 2019 titles for the July 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due June 1! BETHLEHEM by Karen Kelly With the writing chops of Ian McEwan and the storytelling of Lisa Wingate, “a haunting debut” about two intertwined families and the secrets they’ve kept buried during the steel boom in […]

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Teen Read Week (VOTE FOR CARAVAL!)

Teen Read Week (VOTE FOR CARAVAL!)

Happy Teen Read Week! Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. You can also join the conversation on Twitter by using […]

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Vote for your Favorite of Favorites!

Vote for your Favorite of Favorites!

Lovely librarians, it’s time to choose your favorite 2018 LibraryReads titles! From now through October 15, public library staff are invited to vote for their favorites books from the “Favorite of Favorites” longlist (all LibraryReads titles from the October 2017 through September 2018 lists). Remember, anybody who works in a public library in the United […]

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LibraryReads 2019 Voting Deadlines

LibraryReads 2019 Voting Deadlines

HEADS UP! LibraryReads changed their monthly voting deadlines, so mark your calendars NOW for 2019: Votes for November 2019 LibraryReads list titles are due October 1, 2019 Votes for December 2019 LibraryReads list titles are due November 1, 2019 Votes for January 2020 LibraryReads list titles are due December 1, 2019 Remember you can read in […]

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