Join ARRT at the Ela Area Public Library on Tuesday August 27th from 2 to 4:30 pm to learn about podcasting for libraries. The podcast platform offers libraries an exciting new way to spread the word about programs, materials, advocacy, and more. Librarians from Des Plaines Public Library and Ela Area Public Library will talk
Join us Thursday, August 15 from 2-4 pm, at Skokie Public Library for a discussion of The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Allyson Coan will lead the book discussion. Nicole Steeves will lead the discussion on the leadership topic: How do you prepare for book discussions? Please bring a list of resources you
Looking for great books for discussion that readers in your group haven’t already discovered? Check out our list of “under the radar” book discussion gems compiled in 2019 and our list of lesser-known book discussion titles compiled in 2016
There’s still time to nominate someone for the ILA Readers’ Advisory Service Award, sponsored by ARRT. The award recognizes excellence in the planning, development, and delivery of readers’ advisory service to adults and teens. And you can even nominate yourself or your library! Nominations are due May 15. For more details, see the ILA awards
Mark your calendar for these upcoming ARRT programs… ARRTCon Thursday, November 14, 9 am – 4 pm Naperville Public Library | 95th Street Library Podcasts program Tuesday, August 27, 2 pm [correction!] Ela Area Public Library (Lake Zurich) Please check the ARRT Programs page for details as the program dates approach.
Join us Tuesday, April 16, from 2-4 pm, at Itasca Community Library for a discussion of Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh. RSVP to Carrie Straka (firstname.lastname@example.org) Find more details on the ARRT Book Club Study page
Join us Tuesday, March 19, at 2 pm, for Acquiring the Duke: The Current State of Romance in Publishing and Libraries. The event takes place at Indian Prairie Public Library (Darien). Romance tends to be underestimated in the shuffle of collection development, readers’ advisory, and publishing–despite comprising 23% of the US fiction market. We are