On November 17th the American Library Association (ALA) announced the six books shortlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best books written for adult readers and published in the United States. The titles shortlisted for fiction are A Burning by Megha Majumdar (Knopf), Deacon King […]
Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the November 2020 LibraryReads Top Ten List, including the #1 Pick, Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce and Hall of Fame pick Archangel’s Sun by Nalini Singh! Click to Request eGalleys to Prepare for Your November Readers’ Advisory. Click to […]
Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the October 2020 LibraryReads Top Ten List, including the Hall of Fame picks Crazy Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams, Love Your Life: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella, and The Searcher: A Novel by Tana French! Click to Request eGalleys to Prepare […]
Want to Get Your Patrons Excited About Reading More in 2020? Join our #Read20in20 Reading Challenge! Year after year, one of the top New Year’s Resolutions is to read more. This year, let us help you usher in a new decade of reading and help your patrons reach their reading goals. The Borrow.Read.Repeat. #Read20in20 Reading […]
The Craig County Public Library, New Castle, Virginia, has been named the 2019 winner of the ALA’s first Penguin Random House Award for Innovation Through Adversity Award. The award, supported by the Penguin Random House Foundation, recognizes U.S. libraries and staff who overcome adversity and create lasting innovative community service programs that successfully inspire and connect with new readers. […]
We’re so excited to announce the titles selected for the 2018 LibraryReads Favorite of Favorites List, including the #1 pick, Educated by Tara Westover! Click for the Full LibraryReads Favorite of Favorites 2018 List. Click to Listen to Clips from the Audiobooks. Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover “In her memoir, Westover recounts her childhood growing […]
The shortlist for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced on October, 24th. The titles shortlisted for fiction are Washington Black by Esi Edugyan (Knopf), The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai (Viking), and There There by Tommy Orange (Knopf). The titles shortlisted for nonfiction are The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú (Riverhead), Dopesick by Beth Macy (Little, […]
We’re so excited to share that Michelle Obama, author of the highly-anticipated memoir Becoming, will be the Opening General Session speaker at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference on Friday, June 22 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM! Click for More Information.