NextReads newsletters are a fun and engaging readers’ advisory and collection promotion tool included in every LibraryAware subscription. The curated lists include award-winning, handwritten 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. Download the guide for information on getting started, growing your subscribers, and engaging readers no matter the size of your library.

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The guide is packed with 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, refresh your skills with this training:

NextReads Newsletters

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

Kathy Lussier is the Director of Engagement & Marketing. She is currently listening to Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan and reading A Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang.