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Published on October 16, 2008

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Presentation for Michigan Library Association Oct. 23, 2008
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More than just information… Non-fiction Reader’s Advisory Mary A. Kelly Salem-South Lyon District Library South Lyon, MI [email_address]

Take the long view Think more about establishing a relationship Start a conversation… Everyone has a job, family, kids, etc Go with the moment or thought Embrace the junky, trashy and funky stuff Know your own holdings Have some ready to go!

Think more about establishing a relationship

Start a conversation…

Everyone has a job, family, kids, etc

Go with the moment or thought

Embrace the junky, trashy and funky stuff

Know your own holdings

Have some ready to go!

You can judge a book by its cover! Leave books on your desk that have “eye appeal” Look for cover art that is bright and colorful Think about mood or tone, not just “topic” You don’t necesarily have to be interested in the subject matter Good writing or an interesting story can trump topic

Leave books on your desk that have “eye appeal”

Look for cover art that is bright and colorful

Think about mood or tone, not just “topic”

You don’t necesarily have to be interested in the subject matter

Good writing or an interesting story can trump topic

Teens Simple /informative Too much information is overwhelming Remember fun and light Add a “creep out” factor, if possible Don’t emphasize reading-- use words like “look at this” or “browse”

Simple /informative

Too much information is overwhelming

Remember fun and light

Add a “creep out” factor, if possible

Don’t emphasize reading-- use words like “look at this” or “browse”

Finding Items with Teen Potential Look for encyclopedia or magazine style layouts Less is more! Browsability Good photography/illustrations Good teen topics: Death, crazy people, show business/pop culture, animals, paranormal, medical mysteries, war, technology

Look for encyclopedia or magazine style layouts

Less is more!

Browsability

Good photography/illustrations

Good teen topics: Death, crazy people, show business/pop culture, animals, paranormal, medical mysteries, war, technology

Websites that embrace the weird (and can start conversations!) FARK.com ( warning! not always clean) Neatorama.com PointlessSites.com Oddee.com Snopes.com

FARK.com ( warning! not always clean)

Neatorama.com

PointlessSites.com

Oddee.com

Snopes.com

Eye Catchers for your desk …let the conversations begin!

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook Joshua Piven

Why Do Men Have Nipples? Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini Mark Leyner Billy Goldberg, M.D

KISS Guide to the Unexplained Joel Levy

5 People Who Died During Sex: and 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists Karl Shaw

Everyone has a job or kids ….or both

Type Talk at Work: How the 16 Personality Types Determine Your Success on the Job Otto Kroeger

Working with You is Killing Me: Freeing yourself from Emotional Traps at work Katherine Crowley and Kathi Elster Cool Cover!!!!

Why Can't You Shut Up?: How We Ruin Relationships--How Not To Anthony Wolf Cool Cover!!!!

Get out of my life, but First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall? Anthony Wolf

Too Much of a Good Thing: Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age Dan Kindlon

Religious/Inspirational

The Prison Angel : Mother Antonia's Journey from Beverly Hills to a Life of Service in a Mexican Jail Mary Jordan

Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why Bart Erhman

Science with a twist!

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Mary Roach

What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained Robert L. Wolke

The Sociopath Next Door Martha Stout

Adventure

Arctic Homestead: The True Story of One Family's Survival and Courage in the Alaskan Wilds Norma Cobb

Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole Jerri Nielson

Personal Stories

The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls

Everything in Its Place: My Trials and Triumphs with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Marc Summers

The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness Jerome Groopman

Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood Julie Gregory

Animals

Enslaved by Ducks Bob Tarte

Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: And Other Unexplained Powers of Animals Rupert Sheldrake

Baby Boomer Favorites

Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live, as Told By Its Stars, Writers and Guests Tom Shales James A Miller

Forever and Ever, Amen Becoming a Nun in the Sixties Sister Karol Jackowski

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