Jennifer Green is a Branch Librarian at the Oshawa Public Libraries. She currently sits on the Readers’ Advisory Committee and the Loan Stars Steering Committee.
Investing in RA: Skill-Building StrategiesDecember 1, 2016
It’s one of the skills all library staff should know, but few are truly comfortable with: readers’ advisory. What do you do when a library visitor says, “I’m looking for a good book to read; can you help me?” To help develop readers’ advisory skills and make the task a little less daunting, this year’s →
Red Hot RA: Demystifying the Romance GenreNovember 15, 2015
It’s the genre readers (and non-readers) seem to love to hate: romance. Despite sales of more than $1B in 2013 (RWA), romance is often a difficult sell to those who aren’t already die-hard fans. Why is that? At 2015’s RA in a Day conference, speakers were brought together to discuss why romance is so popular →