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In honor of our Fall 2018 Debut Excerpt Sampler,we’re giving away these five incredible first novels and a mug, bookmark, and postcards to celebrate all things “first!” Enter for Your Chance to Win! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter between August 29th, 2018 and September 25th, 2018. Open to US residents, 18 and older. Void where prohibited or […]

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Take an early look at debut fiction coming this Fall from Penguin Random House. From literary fiction to mysteries, the Penguin Random House Library Marketing Fall 2018 Debut Fiction Sampler is filled with fresh new voices that will appeal to all types of readers. Click to Request on NetGalley. Click to Download on Issuu.

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We’re excited to offer a collection of five books from Miroslav Sasek’s beloved children’s series that will take your kids from New York to Paris to Hong Kong, and beyond.These books have been updated while maintaining Sasek’s elegant, classic look, and are sure to charm both children and their parents, many of whom will remember the […]

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Help kids beat the summer slump with hands-on STEAM activities! Download Brightly’s free printable filled with fun projects excerpted from six awesome books for readers ranging from 7 to 12 years old. Curious minds can build a gumdrop tower, make box robots, and more using everyday items. Download Here and Start Planning Your Library’s Next Activity Today. Visit Brightly for […]

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Still searching for the perfect summer getaway—or your next unputdownable read? You may find both in this free, hour-long webinar. Here, we’ll showcase forthcoming adult titles destined for book group super-stardom, along with representatives from Bloomsbury Publishing, Macmillan Publishers, Sourcebooks, and W. W. Norton & Company. Donna Seaman, adult books editor, Booklist, will moderate. Click to […]

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With the Random House Readers Circle Author Chat Program you now have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the books your book club reads through lively exchanges with your favorite authors. Learn about each author’s personal experiences and what inspires them to write; how it feels to see one’s name on a book […]

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Libraries are more essential than ever in this era of fake news—an era in which the President of the United States, the Washington Post estimated, makes an average of more than 6.5 false or misleading claims a day; an era in which more than 80% of middle school students, in a Stanford University study, said […]

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At our ALA Annual 2018 Opening Night Reception in New Orleans, we were thrilled to honor the First Place Award Winner for our 2018 Library Awards for Innovation is Gretchen Caserotti, Library Director in the Meridian Library District in Idaho! Open to public libraries and public school libraries across the United States, the Library Awards for Innovation aim to […]