Beyond Basics: How to Approach Reader's Advisory

Scheduled Dates
Course Description

Although there may be competing technologies, patrons continue to seek book recommendations from librarians. While Reader's Advisory is certainly not a new term in the library world, there are changes we can make to provide our patrons with the best recommendations possible from enhancing our Reader's Advisory skills to embracing new tools and resources. This course will explore best practices for Reader's Advisory as well as examine helpful tools and resources.

Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
This course is intended for public libraries.
Prerequisites

None

Learning Objectives
  • Define Reader's Advisory
  • Discuss best practices for Reader's Advisory
  • Explore Reader's Advisory tools and resources
  • Discuss examples of Reader's Advisory
Homework Expectations

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
2
Instructor
Megan Bryant - bryant@amigos.org
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Fee: 
$155.00