Fantasy Books for Children and Young Adults

| By Jennifer Stock | A young boy draws a sword from a stone and becomes king. A girl tumbles down a rabbit hole to a land of wonder. A hobbit begins a quest to destroy an artifact of evil. A baby is attacked by a dark magician and lives. Each of these fantasy stories … Read more

Free Analytics On Demand Webinar

When your library has accurate, up-to-date data about who is and isn’t using your library, there’s no limit to the insights you can gather and actions you can take. Join us, and Booklist, on August 9 at 2 p.m. (EST) for a free webinar where panelists will discuss how they have taken actionable steps to … Read more

CHOICE Reviews: Books to Film

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works covers literary adaptations in four main categories: Classic Literature; Contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and children’s and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a … Read more

Larger Print Offers Bigger Advantages for Striving Readers

Reading does not come naturally or easily to a striving reader, which the industry defines as a young reader who is not reading at an age-appropriate grade level. It may be that they want to read but find it difficult or frustrating; they may deprioritize reading for competing activities; they may have a fear of … Read more

Libraries Can Help You with Your Car Needs

ChiltonLibrary delivers reliable automotive help online 24/7, trusted by automotive enthusiasts and professionals for more than 100 years. Available through public libraries, ChiltonLibrary has the maintenance, repair, and technical service bulletins patrons need for most years, makes, and models. The Columbus Public Library offers ChiltonLibrary, providing residents with 24/7 car care knowledge including maintenance and specification tables, step by step … Read more

Readers are Raving Over New Five Star Western Titles

Readers are already raving over Five Star’s two new Western titles recently added to their award-winning lineup. From bestselling authors to Booklist, the reviews are in—be among the first to take a look: Flight of the Hawk: The River: A Novel of the American West, Book One by W. Michael Gear *New York Times Bestselling … Read more

New Titles Added to the InfoTrac Collections in June 2018

The titles below have been recently added and can be located in the product using Basic or Advanced Search forms. Titles can be found via Browse Publications within two weeks. For complete coverage information please see the product title lists. Academic OneFile Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, WK Health) Peer-reviewed European Journal … Read more

Single Mother Earns High School Diploma at Broward Public Library

Career Online High School is an 18-credit vocation-based high school completion program that allows libraries to offer accredited high school diplomas and entry-level career certificates to adult learners. Mother of four, Donetta McFarlane, earned her high school diploma through the Broward County Library and continued her path to learning by enrolling in Daytona State College. … Read more

Gale Researches: Immigration and Migration

| By Traci Cothran | Immigration issues are in the news daily, and the constant barrage of information – and disinformation – is mind-boggling.  How to make sense of it?  KNOWLEDGE! I flipped through Gale’s new eBook on GVRL, Immigration and Migration: In Context, to see what I could learn, and “Push-Pull Factors of Migration” … Read more