LibraryReads Presents: Readers' Advisory 101
January 31, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
About this Webinar
Do patrons come to you with questions on adult authors and books and you freeze? Perhaps you love to make book recommendations but you don't have formal training in readers' advisory? The team at LibraryReads has come up with some quick and easy advice to help you help your readers! Rebecca Vnuk, Executive Director of LibraryReads, will showcase practical tips on common RA topics, from appeal factors to trending genres to how to read a book in 5 minutes. You'll also learn how to get free copies of adult books and vote for the monthly LibraryReads list!
Presented by: Rebecca Vnuk
Rebecca Vnuk is the Executive Director of LibraryReads, a nonprofit organization that works with public library staff and U.S. publishers to promote adult reading. She has an MLIS from Dominican University and worked as a readers' advisory librarian for a decade, and prior to joining LibraryReads, she was the editor for Collection Management and Library Outreach at Booklist magazine. Rebecca is the author of three reference books on the topic of Women’s Fiction, as well as a best-selling book on weeding library collections.
Registration closes January 29, 2023
This project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services. For FY2022-23, 74% of the total costs for the SEFLIN Continuing Education Program 2022-23 ($218,625) is supported by federal money. The total budget of the project is $296,692.