Friday, March 11, 2011

[News and Notes] Read Like a Patron

Check out Rebecca Vnuk's Read Like a Patron series at Shelf Renewal. The series was designed to help library staff enhance their reader's advisory knowledge, but all readers can utilize her tips to broaden their reading tastes.

Here are two RLAP suggestions:

"The next time you are getting a particular book off of the shelf for yourself, pick a random book that looks good from nearby."

"Read a book in a genre you think you can’t stand. You might be really surprised. At the very least, searching for a book in an unfamiliar genre and then reading it will help expand your RA [Reader's Advisory] skills."

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Thank you so much for the shout-out! Glad you liked the suggestions!!
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