Using Passive Readers’ Advisory to Market Your Collection
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Book displays, bookmarks, online lists, and social media are great tools for passively marketing your library’s collection and helping patrons find their next great read! Passive readers’ advisory tactics also bring attention to midlist and overlooked titles and are a great way to introduce patrons to read-alike options for popular titles by diverse authors. In this on-demand webinar, learn the art of a well-curated book display and booklist that are both diverse and inclusive.
Originally presented September 28, 2023.
At the conclusion of this on-demand webinar, participants will be able to:
- Be familiar with the elements of a well-crafted book display;
- Know how to curate a list for a bookmark or online list of backlist titles; and
- Check all of their passive readers' advisory for diversity and inclusion.
Who Should Attend
This on-demand webinar is intended for all public library staff.
Lila Denning is acquisitions coordinator for the seven libraries of the St. Petersburg (FL) Library System. Lila has worked in circulation and reference and has done programming for children, teens, and adults. Her long, rambling road to the library included stops as a manager of a comic book store, a manager at Barnes and Noble, and a stint at a brokerage firm, among other adventures. In addition to her MLIS, Lila has a MA in Religious Studies with a focus on Holocaust Studies.
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