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  1. Around the World in 60 Books

    On-Demand Once It may have taken Phileas Fogg 80 days in the late 1800s to travel around the world in Jules Verne’s "Around the World in 80 Days", but you can do it in 60 minutes! Pick up your passport and join tour guide Pam Spencer Holley as y ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/10/2015 - 13:58 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. The Practical Librarian’s Guide to Collection Development

    Weeding and acquisition made easier By Abby Preschel Kalan After years of practicing adult collection development skills in a medium-sized suburban public library, I have discovered that specific “shortcut” rules have become second nature to me. I present ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:07 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Two Debuts That Will Thrill

    By Bill Ott As anyone who has followed this column knows, I read a lot of mysteries. Sure, I love to follow the careers of my favorites—Michael Connelly, George Pelecanos, Daniel Woodrell, among many others—but the thing I enjoy most about reviewing myste ...

    ssinharoy - 02/10/2014 - 12:40 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Making the Match

    Blended Once CEUs This course is not currently being offered as part of this year’s course schedule; however, for groups who have 20 or more individuals interested in taking the course, we can offer it exclusively to your organization! Become an expert an ...

    admin - 09/15/2015 - 16:38 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. Friday Night Library Lights

    To reach sports fans, libraries offer resources to a growing number of fantasy league players By Adam Doster Paul Waelchli loves football. As a teenager growing up outside Green Bay, Wisconsin, he played the sport in high school. Watching Packers games on ...

    ssinharoy - 11/27/2013 - 09:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. New and Tantalizing Spring Titles from Workman (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired February 15, 2011. In this free Booklist webcast, the staff of Workman Publishing, with divisions including Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Artisan, Storey Publishing, and Timber Press, preview a wealth of forthcoming books that will appe ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  7. Spring into Books: Terrific New Titles for Youth (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired February 22, 2011. Spring! Something new in the air. At Booklist that means fresh and fabulous spring books. Join us for this free, informative Booklist webinar to hear about the buzz-worthy titles from our sponsors, Macmillan Children’s ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  8. Readers' Advisory 101

    Learn how to become more comfortable providing readers' advisory (RA) services. Through practice sessions, learn how to use RA tools, craft annotations, read in genres, articulate appeal, and experiment with methods to offer RA services. Readers' ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  9. Breaking New Bread: Cookbooks in the Library (Booklist Webcast on 10/05/2010)

    From celebrity-chef cookbooks to the burgeoning interest in organic and sustainable foods, things are heating up in the cookery section of today’s libraries. In this hour-long webcast moderated by Adult Books editor Brad Hooper, Booklist columnist and rea ...

    admin - 09/14/2012 - 09:24 - Online Learning

  10. Beads, Bulbs, and Books: Bringing Home and Garden into the Library (Booklist Webcast on 12/07/2010)

    Stitching in the sewing room, digging in the garden, looking information up in the library—these activities are often closely related for book-oriented home gardeners and crafters. If you find inspiration from yarn and paper, if you inhale wholesomeness w ...

    admin - 09/14/2012 - 09:23 - Online Learning

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