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Meet Only Child Author Rhiannon Navin

Author of ROOM and THE GIRLS, Rhiannon Navin is back with her new book, Only Child, debuting February 6, 2018. This tenderhearted novel follows Zach, a seven-year-old boy, through a life-altering event. 


How Collection Weeding Makes a Better World

By: Tricia Racke Bengel
 In my news feed every morning is the latest entry from the website Awful Library Books: Hoarding is not Collection Development.I usually chuckle to myself, metaphorically shrug my shoulders and then go on with my day. But, this morning, I spent a little more time and actually clicked through to the site. After spending a few more minutes on the site, I was happy to see that beyond the humor, the site was full of great information on how and why we should weed. There was also a link to a 2016 book published by PLA for the Quick Reads for Busy Librarians series, straightforwardly called,Weeding Manual


5 Ways to Get Involved in the Community

Have you ever wondered how you can get more involved in helping improve your community but not sure where to start? 


Turning Inventory into Profit

As a bookseller, your inventory is your lifeblood. In the average bookstore, it also represents the majority of your total financial investment! 


Improve Retail Sales With Gift and Games

Have you ever thought about your indie bookstore as a great place for people to find unique gifts, fun new games, and other “I gotta have this” items? If not, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to attract more customers and supplement sales. Having gifts and games available in your indie bookstore is a great business strategy. Customers will love the convenience and you will love the extra profits! Consider the possibilities- your bookstore could become a gathering place where people go to find a great book, and a clever gift for their family or friends.
 


#ownvoices Books: Enrich Your Collection’s Literary Landscape

by Jill Andreasen, MLIS, Collection Development
Last month I had the very good fortune to be able to attend SLJ’s first one-day Diversity Workshop – it was held in the extremely well-appointed conference room facilities in Nashville Public’s main downtown branch. 


2 Librarians And A Microphone Podcast: Season 2

Welcome to Two Librarians and A Microphone, a library podcast by Ingram Library Services. Join Ingram's Collection Development Team as they explore trending topics, discuss industry news, and share their expertise on how to build the perfect collection for your community.  


Get To Know Fordham University Press

Established in 1907, Fordham University Press (FUP) is the seventh-oldest university press in the country, as well as the nation’s oldest Catholic university press. Today, Fordham University Press publishes ninety books a year and continues to uphold its prestigious reputation. They are known for producing award-winning studies in the fields of anthropology, classics, communications, cultural studies, gender studies, history, literary studies, philosophy, political theory, race and ethnicity, religion, sociology, theology, and urban studies with a particular emphasis on creatively interdisciplinary work. Not only does FUP publish two books of poetry through the Poets Out Loud prize a year, but they also have a long history of publishing books focusing on the New York region. 


Retail Holiday Cheer

Check Out Our Holiday Offers, Plus Year-Round Programs!
This holiday season rely on Ingram to stock your shelves with what customers want most. From books to sidelines we have you covered coast to coast. A huge inventory delivered with speed, we help you face the holiday stampede.  


Libraries Supporting Communities Podcast

What do hurricanes, hungry kids, dancing, civil unrest, learning and entertainment have in common? These things, and so much more, are examples of ways that libraries support those who live in their communities.