Melanie Kindrachuk

Melanie KindrachuckMelanie Kindrachuk is a Public Service Librarian at the Stratford Public Library. She currently sits on the Readers’ Advisory and Evergreen Award Committees. She can be contacted at mkindrachuk [at]

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Judging a Book by Its Cover
March 1, 2015
The old stern warning not to judge a book by its cover has been superseded by today’s advanced visual marketing techniques – we can rely on cover design to tell us a lot about the book we are holding. Peter Mendelsund, a successful New York based book cover designer and author of What We See When We
Transformative: Understanding the Reading Experience
December 2, 2014
How can understanding our own experience of reading help us improve our Readers’ Advisory (RA) service to our library users? How can understanding more about the experience that a reader is seeking help us to provide more targeted recommendations? RA in a Day 2014, an initiative of Readers’ Advisory Committee of the Ontario Public Library