NextReads newsletters are an incredibly powerful readers’ advisory and collection promotion tool included in every LibraryAware subscription. The curated lists include award-winning, hand-written annotations from the book experts at NoveList linked directly to your catalog. Now it’s even easier to get your collection and recommendations in front of more people with A Guide to NextReads Newsletters. It’s your one-stop source for getting started, growing your subscribers, and engaging readers no matter the size of your library.  

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Download your copy of the guide here

The guide is packed with our time-saving tips, inspiration, and ideas, including lots of examples from a wide range of libraries that are finding success with NextReads newsletters. You’ll also find handy tools like a checklist of proven ideas for increasing sign-ups and an editorial calendar for year-round promotion of book lists on social media or in your monthly newsletter. We even include links to downloadable social media graphics with copy to cut-and-paste for quick posts. Promoting NextReads newsletters has never been easier!  

Whether you’re just starting out with NextReads newsletters or have offered them for years, check out these opportunities to learn more:   

Getting Started with NextReads Newsletters in LibraryAware  
4th Wednesday of every other month at 2 p.m. ET 
Join us for this 1-hour online training to learn how to get started with NextReads newsletters, increase your subscribers, use the Advance List, and create newsletter widgets for your website. 
Register here

Ask Us Anything! Your NextReads Newsletters Questions Answered 
July 27th at 2 p.m. ET 
Have a question about NextReads newsletters? Join us for this 45-minute session, open to all LibraryAware subscribers. Questions must be submitted during registration and everyone who registers will get a follow-up email including the link to the recording and valuable tips and resources.
Register here.

NextReads Newsletters

Automatically deliver curated reading recommendations directly to patron inboxes with customization to your branding and community. NextReads newsletters are the ideal solution for busy librarians because they save staff time and help build connections to readers.

Kathy Lussier is the Manager of Engagement and Services. She is reading The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd.