ALIA has partnered with Think Pink for a national breast cancer awareness promotion in October. They have included a reading list with their downloadable resources. There is some crossover with … Continue reading
Have you had projects that you never got to complete? A to-do list with blank spaces where there should be ticks? A to-be-read pile that, like The Magic Pudding, just … Continue reading
Just five things, but I’m sure we can think of more… (There’s a lot more to it than recommending a good book to a customer).
We launched this eBook on Daffodil Day to support people in their search for information about cancer. I’m over the moon excited about it. http://issuu.com/townsville_city_council/docs/cancer_wellness The Cancer Council is currently promoting … Continue reading
Good news for libraries getting ready to promote reading events over the coming six weeks… The Reading Hour has downloadable posters, logos and web banners available for use here. … Continue reading
Prescriptive Bibliotherapy Prescriptive Bibliotherapy requires strong partnerships with medical professionals to recommend authoritative resources for use as ‘reading prescriptions’ supplied by the library service. (Jennie Bolitho, 2009) Books on Prescription schemes are … Continue reading
Creative, or social, bibliotherapy is another strong example of a connection-based community service gaining ground in public library service. With a focus on social inclusion and community collaborations, creative bibliotherapy programs … Continue reading
Knitting and crochet have their own languages, much like music and mechanical engineering do. There are abbreviations and patterns to read and techniques to master. What an opportunity for libraries … Continue reading