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RASS Stealthy Yet Effective: Passive Readers Advisory Ideas

May 18, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Readers’ Advisory is an indispensable tool for library staff members. But, how do you reach those patrons who just don’t want to engage in the classic readers’ advisory interview? How can you reach your users who never approach your desk to talk tomes?

It’s simple…practice the art of stealth readers’ advisory! Please join us for this special program featuring Readers’ Advisory Masters who will share with you the ways of sneaky, effect Advisory such as: sneaking RA into conversations, building your Ninja team and keeping the hope for great Advisory alive.


Jennifer Hovanec, Indian Trails Public Library
Kara Kohn, Plainfield Public Library
Joy Matteson, Downers Grove Public Library
Maggie Thomann, Northbrook Public Library

Schedule of Events:

930-10: Refreshments and Registration

10-1030: RA Bingo with Kara

1030-1130: Presentation: Stealthy yet Effective: Passive Readers Advisory

1130-1145: Break (and more snacks!)

1145-1230: Become the RA Master: Break out Table Sessions

1230-1: Tour Bartlett’s beautifully renovated building


May 18, 2017
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Bartlett Public Library
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