Meet Stephanie Powell Watts, author of the inaugural Book Club Central selection, chosen by Sarah Jessica Parker, and learn how to support and engage your community's book clubs. ALA President Julie Todaro will discuss her Book Club Central initiative. Additional speakers will include: Cecilia Tovar, principal librarian, branch & public services, Santa Monica (Calif.) Public Library, discussing the library's "Santa Monica Reads!" program; Robin Hoklotubbe, retired PR and marketing coordinator for Santa Clarita (Calif.)Public Library and Friends of the Corona (Calif.) Public Library board member/consultant, discussing how libraries can engage book clubs in and out of the library, and Jennifer Lohmann, NoveList consultant for EBSCO, romance author, and former public librarian discussing how NoveList resources aid her book club addiction, including picking books for the Romance Book Club (and the three others she’s run).
Meeting Type: Program
Content Area: Books & Authors
Interests: Collection Development, Community Engagement, Foundations, Friends Groups, Partnerships, Public Programs, Public Relations, Public Services, Trustees
Type of Library: Academic, Community College, Consortium, Joint Use, Public, Regional System, Rural, State Library
Cost: Included with full conference registration.