October 22, 2016

How To Use Snapchat for Readers’ Advisory

Here’s how one public librarian uses the popular social media app to create booktalks that wow teen and new adult readers.

Librarians, School and Public, Tap the Best in Kids’ Apps | ALA Annual 2012

Felt Board app

Talking apps at ALA: Gretchen Caserotti, Amy Graves, Travis Jonker, and John Schumacher hosted a session on using apps with kids in the context of library services, both in public libraries and schools.

Goodreads Choice Awards Enters Home Stretch, with 389,000 Voters to Date


Goodreads, the largest social networking site aimed specifically at readers, has more than 11 million book user-generated reviews and 100 million ratings in its database. Its members clearly have strong opinions—and Goodreads is harnessing them once again for its 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards.