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Readers' Advisory Roundtable South

Reader's Advisory - Award Winners

When: Monday, June 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Harry Bennett Branch Library
115 Vine Rd.
Stamford, Connecticut  06905
United States
Contact: Stephanie Anderson

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Genre Study: Award Winners


We all watch for the announcements of the Man Booker Prize, Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Awards - many readers are anxious to read whatever gets a medal, and we are always ready to serve them. How can we use these awards to do RA, once the holds list is empty? What do award-winning books have in common? If a reader likes the 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner for Fiction, will they like the 2015 and 2014 ones as well? In this genre study, we'll explore what different high-profile awards mean, and how to use awards lists to improve our readers' advisory. A suggested reading list will be provided in advance.           


NOTE: This meeting is at the Harry Bennett Branch of the Ferguson Library, NOT the main branch downtown.


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Questions? Suggestions? Contact roundtable chair Stephanie Anderson, Darien Library -


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