READS is proud to announce the soft-launch of our new one-stop shop for all your sharable content needs. The READS Repository is a publicly accessible Google Drive featuring Programming, Social Media, and Technical Training resources, plus SO MUCH MORE, submitted from libraries ... Read More about Welcome to the READS Repository!
Get to know our newest executive board members: Treasurer Jessica DeLangie, Head of Technical Services at the Derry Public Library and Public Relations Chair Jane Martina, Reference and Adult Services Librarian at the Wadleigh Memorial Library. We thank them for joining our board and look ... Read More about Welcome New READS Board Members
Sponsor a READS-To-Go Kit! While this year has been more challenging than any other in recent memory, one unexpected result of the Coronavirus has been Quarantine Book Group Kits! Libraries across the state have purchased multiple copies of some of the year's hottest titles for Quarantine Book ... Read More about Sponsor a READS-To-Go Kit!
Programming was hard enough when we had decades of librarians sharing their best practices for running good ones. I certainly don't have to preach to the choir about how things are different now. So, we can either wring our hands about it, or we can strap in and get to work. I've written a guide ... Read More about Virtual Programming Best Practices
Do you work with an exceptional colleague who always goes above and beyond the call of duty to serve their community? The READS Award of Excellence honors the contributions of an individual who has been instrumental in improving library services for adults. The nominee must be currently ... Read More about READS Award of Excellence