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Book club reboot : 71 creative twists

Sarah Ostman (Author), Stephanie Saba (Author)
"We have done our best to gather a wide cross-section of ideas to inspire you to rethink your book club offerings and come up with new directions to better meet your library's and community's needs. We began compiling this collection in early 2018 by putting out a call to the library field. Drawing on social media, electronic mailing lists, e-newsletters, and websites, we invited library professional and others to complete an online survey telling us about the creative book clubs they were hosting. We were floored by the number of responses we received -- nearly 250 book clubs from across the United States. We supplemented this list through our own research, reaching out to the creators of unique book groups that we heard about through colleagues or found online"-- Preface, page ix
Print Book, English, 2019
ALA Editions, Chicago, 2019
Case studies
xxiv, 119 pages ; 23 cm
9780838918562, 0838918565
Change of scenery
Find a partner
Unite people with common interests
Make it easy for them
Meet a need
Target your audience
Get quirky
Encourage activism
Meet them where they are
Short on time
Put it online
Get them meeting at an early age