Each month, Canadian library staff vote for their favourite upcoming books, via BookNet Canada’s Loan Stars readers-advisory program and the Canadian Urban Libraries Council.
Robyn Harding’s Her Pretty Face takes the top spot.
After 13 years, cross-Canada coverage is reinstated for Public Lending Right’s library sampling program.
A child – a reluctant reader, perhaps, or one seeking more confidence reading aloud, or even one working to get over a fear of dogs – will choose a book from the stack, sit down on a blanket with a dog and its handler, and spend half an hour reading aloud.
The festival saw 12,000 attendees, most of whom were school children, there to mingle with 91 authors.
The Toronto Public Library is seeking a professional romance author for a two-month residency at its newly renovated North York Central Library branch.
Each month, Canadian library staff vote for their favourite upcoming books, via BookNet Canada’s Loan Stars readers-advisory program and the… Read More »
Major changes are coming to the Public Lending Right program, which compensates authors, illustrators, editors, and translators for free public use of their books in libraries.