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Celebrate Library Giving Day with Book Club Central!

April 10th is Library Giving Day, a national one-day fundraising event with the goal of encouraging people who depend on and enjoy public libraries to donate to their library system. The idea of a national day of giving was first generated by the Seattle Public Library Foundation. With partners like United for Libraries, Carl Bloom…

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Heartland Downloadables

Looking for resources to promote Sarah Jessica Parker’s newest Book Club Central pick Heartland by Sarah Smarsh? Look no further! Below, you’ll find banner ads and flyers that you can use to spread the word and help your patrons and book groups read with SJP. Check out how to customize an image with your library’s…

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Use These Customizable Images to Share the Next SJP Pick with Your Patrons!

Spread the news at your library about Sarah Jessica Parker’s newest Book Club Central pick Heartland by Sarah Smarsh with these customizable social media images! Download the images below. Sign up for Canva.com, a free, easy-to-use graphic-design tool website. Select “Create a Design” in the upper left corner and select “Twitter Post” and “Facebook Post” found under…

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Don’t Miss the Book Club Central Program at ALA Annual 2018!

Join us for our Engaging Book Clubs in Your Community Panel at ALA Annual 2018 in New Orleans! Our panelists include Amy Stewart, author, bookseller, and speaker, James Mustich, bookseller and author of  1,000 Books to Read Before You Die, and Bill Kelly, librarian from Cuyahoga County Public Library in Ohio. Booklist‘s Adult Books Editor Donna Seaman will moderate the…

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Register for Booklist’s LibraryReads Webinar!

Do you participate in LibraryReads, the monthly nationwide public library staff picks list for adult fiction and nonfiction? Are you thinking about it? Join Booklist on 4/3 at 1pm CT for this free, one-hour webinar where they’ll show you how to participate. Representatives from Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, and W. W. Norton will present forthcoming books…

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Win Book Club Central Swag!

We’re so thrilled about Sarah Jessica Parker’s new pick announcement that we wanted to share our excitement with you. Download this flyer to create a Book Club Central/Sarah Jessica Parker display in your library! The first 25 libraries to post a picture to Instagram of their display will win a prize box with a galley of the…

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Stay with Me Downloadables

Looking for resources to promote Sarah Jessica Parker’s newest Book Club Central pick, Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo? Look no further! Below, you’ll find banner ads and flyers that you can use to spread the word and help your patrons and book groups read with SJP.

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Booklist Webinar Archive: Enticing Book Club Picks

Check out the archive of Booklist’s Enticing Book Club Picks webinar. Watch a lively presentation of appealing and diverse selections by representatives from William Morrow, Workman Adult, Norton, and Penguin Random House. Watch the Enticing Book Club Picks Webinar.

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#AskaLibrarian

Need a new book recommendation for your book club? Every Thursday from 12-1pm ET readers can ask librarians for reading recommendations using #AskaLibrarian. It’s a great way to get new books ideas, and to suggest some of your favorite book club picks, as well! See you there!

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