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Collection Development, Guest Post, New Releases Why should libraries own OWN IT by Sallie Krawcheck? Audiobook narrator and director share their love for this listen…

Help patrons truly own their commutes with audiobooks. And what better addition to your digital download collection than this inspiring listen from former Wall Street powerhouse-turned-entrepreneur Sallie Krawcheck? Described as a new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism, this audiobook can fit perfectly into any woman’s busy life to provide some insightful optimism—just when she needs it most. Read more

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Awards & Recognition THE GIRL BEFORE, January’s #1 Library Read, is as Chilling as the Winter Wind

With the winter cold finally seeping into the weather, it’s only fitting that January’s LibraryReads #1 pick is as chilling as it is outside. Along the lines of favorite psychological thrillers like The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl, THE GIRL BEFORE will leave patrons shivering as they listen. There are also four other amazing titles that have made this month’s list, so tell your patrons to bundle up, because these LibraryReads make great listens.
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Awards & Recognition LibraryReads’ Favorites of Favorites are a Treat for Your Ears!

Throughout 2016, there have been amazing titles mentioned each month. There have been so many great ones that it has been difficult to pick what to listen to first! But as we reach the end of the year, and the weather turns cold, now is the perfect time for your patrons to get through their to-be-listened lists—and what better titles to hear than the best of the best, picked from librarians all around the country? So tell your patrons to get ready for some amazing stories, because these LibraryReads make great listens. Read more

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New Releases Living Language introduces American Sign Language for Librarians: an essential tool for reaching more patrons while on the job

Do you live in a community with a sizable Deaf population, or do you simply wish to offer more accessibility to patrons in your library? Developed by librarians and American Sign Language (ASL) experts, Living Language’s American Sign Language for Librarians is an essential tool for reaching out and communicating with your Deaf patrons and developing your library sciences career. Read more

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