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
As Public, Academic, and School Libraries across the state face the current challenge of adapting to life during a pandemic, the physical and mental health of staff can appear secondary to making sure the services we are passionate about delivering can continue. However, the one thing in a library ... Read More about Coping in the Time of COVID-19
2019 Award winner Pamela Dziama (center), with Lesley Kimball (left), Director, Wiggin Memorial Library and Beverly Pietlicki (right) READS Past President. Congratulations to Pamela Dziama, this year’s READS Award of Excellence Award winner. Pam is a Customer Service Library Assistant ... Read More about 2019 READS Award of Excellence Winner