Instructor:
Naomi DiTullio
512-936-2586
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We’ve all been there. The patron who has read EVERY. SINGLE. LOUIS. L’AMOUR title in your collection. The Elmer Kelton fan who has to resort to ILL. Laura Jean, one of the Reader's Advisory Librarians at the Talking Book Program, has some possible solutions for you. She’s going to suggest different ways of approaching westerns that will have your patrons looking at this beloved genre in a whole new way.

Original air date: February 27, 2020

1 CE hour, SBEC provider #500799

Instructor:
Naomi DiTullio
512-936-2586
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Have you ever been flummoxed when confronted with a patron who requests non-fiction? The Reader’s Advisory experts at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission’s Talking Book Program are here to help! John Berkeland and Laura Jean Norris will provide Reader’s Advisory tips for assisting nonfiction loving patrons by offering ways of breaking down non-fiction into sub-genres, posing helpful questions to ask patrons, suggesting fiction read-a-likes, and providing additional resources.


Original air date: October 3, 2017
Last reviewed: January 3, 2020

1 CE hour, SBEC eligible, provider #500799

Instructor:
Naomi Ditullio
512-936-2586
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"What should I read next?” Have you ever struggled to answer that question? The Reader's Advisory team at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission's Talking Book Program are here to help! Saidah Ochoa, John Berkeland and Laura Jean Norris will provide Reader's Advisory (RA) tips, new ways of approaching genres, and general RA resources. Explore different ways to keep your patrons' book appetites satisfied with the Texas Talking Book readers advisory librarians.

Original air date: March 8, 2016
Last reviewed: January 3, 2020

1 CE hour, SBEC eligible, provider #500799