Interviewing Kyle Cassidy- Author of This is What a Librarian Looks Like

Kyle Cassidy has been sharing stories about life and its experiences since the 1990’s. Insightful and interesting, his work has spotlighted people from across the world. A few years ago, he was dared by a librarian to attend a conference of the American Library Association and photograph some librarians. An unplanned library convention visit, viral magazine post, 300 librarians and 2 years later, he has released his latest work- This is What a Librarian Looks Like. The book not only features insight from librarians, but also interviews from authors who appreciate and value their work.  


Two Librarians and a Microphone

by Tracy Gallagher, Becky Walton, Jenny McCluskey, Jeanne Martin, and Jill AndreasenCollection Development, Youth Materials
Did you know? We started a podcast and our first episode is now live. In it we talk about Media and Information Literacy for Young People because fake news is more than just an accusation tossed back and forth between political parties. In an era with a deluge of information and a myriad of ways to share it, it’s an all too real problem. We all need to understand the issue, but none of us more so than today’s kids who are actively forming their perspectives and opinions about the world. 


Q&A with The New Press

The New Press has worked to broaden the audience for books on important social issues for 25 years, bringing titles like The New Jim Crow and this season’s Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women to the forefront. Join us in celebrating fearless books for perilous times.  


Tuesday's with ipage

Looking to create a new revenue stream? Learn how we can help you expand your sales potential with Ingram's industry leading orders and account management platform. Register now for the latest ipage tutorials discussing newly expanded search features and order functionalities. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn first-hand from our team of skilled ipage experts.  


SHOP LOCAL, LIVE LOCAL, AdventureKEEN

After 20 years of friendship, Bob Sehlinger and Richard Hunt merged their companies to form Keen Communications in 2007. This business collaboration created the foundation for Keen’s ongoing success in the travel and outdoor adventure book category. 


​Diversity in Publishing

by Tracy Gallagher, Becky Walton, Jenny McCluskey, Jeanne Martin and Jill M. Barton Collection Development, Youth Materials
Does the topic of diversity make you squirm in your chair a little uncomfortably? Do you truly understand the reasons behind all the discussions about diversity and exactly why it’s so important? Do you know who the underserved young people in your community are? Or why? Or what their needs are? 


IngramSpark Honored At Authors Guild Awards

by IngramSpark Staff (@ingramspark)
In the past decade alone, opportunities to self-publish a book have become vast and plentiful. We’ve been incredibly blessed to play a role in the continued growth of the self-publishing industry, are happy to see it thriving, and are making efforts to continually push it forward every day. And while it’s wonderful to get props for our efforts, what drives us is helping people across the globe share their stories, dreams, and passions. 


Wednesdays with Ingram: May

Become a library workflow pro with these webinars. We’ve added two new topics to help you master orders with special attention paid to new title notifications and opening day collections. Sign-up today! 


Indie Spotlight: Chapter2Books

Indie Bookstores play an important role in our communities, and this week we are celebrating all the amazing things they do. In honor of Independent Bookstore Day (4/29), we reached out to indie bookstores to hear stories about the success of their bookstores. 


Indie Spotlight: JudyBug's Books

JudyBug’s Books (Columbus, GA) is known for it's collection of old, used, rare, and new titles. Whether you need to pick up a certain book or need a recommendation, Alek Slusarchuk and his team are knowledgeable and always there to help. Not only is JudyBug’s Books a place for eager readers, but it is an oasis for children to stay during town festivities or a cozy place to meet with friends. It has it all: great coffee, great books, and great company.