All ARRT Members are invited to join us for our next Speculative Fiction Genre Study meeting. Doorway: Story February 2, 2017, 2-4 PM Lisle District Library Whether or not you’ve attended other meetings, or finished the Story Doorway assignment, please join us! Each year, you can come to one meeting without being a member, if
It’s ARRT membership renewal season! If you haven’t yet renewed your membership (or joined ARRT as a new member), now’s the time. Membership is $10 ($5 for students) and is valid for one calendar year (January-December).
Thanks to all who attended the ARRT Fall Program on November 15: RA Hacks! Attendees rotated through breakout discussion groups on the topics of Whole Collection RA, Training, Social Media, Marketing, and In-person RA and were asked to share an idea or “hack” that would be helpful to other librarians. This amazing collection of ideas
Please join us for a discussion of Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi led by Emily Vinci: From the prizewinning author of Mr. Fox, the Snow White fairy tale brilliantly recast as a story of family secrets, race, beauty, and vanity. In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking,
ARRT Presents: RA Hacks Tuesday, November 15 9:30 AM – Noon A fast-paced, interactive workshop focused on the best tips and tricks for stellar readers’ advisory, featuring speakers Becky Spratford, and 2016 ARRT & ILA Readers’ Advisory Service Award Winners Mike Hominick and Tracy Gossage. The Glenside Public Library District 25 E. Fullerton Ave. Glendale
Please join us for a discussion of Everything I Never Told You by by Celeste Ng led by Greta Ulrich. Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet. So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and
Learn how libraries can successfully engage and connect with patrons to provide RA services with a personal touch, even in virtual spaces. Join us for a panel presentation featuring: Polli Kenn, Readers’ Services Coordinator at the Lawrence Public Library Melissa Doornbos, Public Relations Manager and Bookologist at the Downers Grove Public Library Krista Biggs and
Please join us for a discussion of The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt. When the Sisters brothers—professional hit men in the old West—agree to do “one last job,” things go horribly awry. A Western/mystery/historical fiction mash-up that’s funny and irreverent and sad and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. (How often does that happen with a