Congratulations to Dylan Zavagno, winner of the 2021 Illinois Library Association Readers’ Service Award for his innovative podcast for the Deerfield Public Library. The award, presented by the Adult Reading Round Table, recognizes excellence in the planning, development and delivery of readers’ advisory services to adults and teens. Read the ILA’s press release for more
Selling Happily Ever Afters: Secrets from the Romance Book Slingers Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 2-4 pm (CST) Join us for this free Zoom program to hear renowned booksellers share their tips and tricks for suggesting romance to readers. Learn the techniques booksellers use that library staff can implement in their libraries, and
If you weren’t able to attend the recent ARRT program “Murder, They Wrote,” you can catch it on YouTube and also see the presenters’ slides. Thanks to panelists Wanda Morris, Alex Segura, Kellye Garrett, Mia P. Manansala, and Cari Dubiel. Thanks to the Reaching Across Illinois Library System for sponsoring the event.
The next meeting of the ARRT Genre Study will cover Global Issues: Beyond America. The meeting takes place via Zoom on October, 7, 2021, 2-4 PM. Find the assignment and register on the Narrative Nonfiction genre study page.
Murder, They Wrote Tuesday, August 17, 2021 2-4 pm Via Zoom Join us on Zoom to meet four mystery writers who are members of Crime Writers of Color. Their works run the gamut from cozy comfort reads to pulse-pounding thrillers. Participants will leave the session with insight on the genre along with great new
If you missed ARRT’s recent Socially Distanced Reader’s Advisory and Programs event, or if you want to watch it again, you can find a recording of the program here. Again, thanks to the speakers and Reaching Across Illinois Library System. For more details, please see our Programs page.