October Meeting Minutes

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Book talks:

People do them in the stacks, one-on-one. Fewer have the opportunity to go into the schools to talk about books.
Make sure you are enthusiastic about the book because the teens can tell if you care or not.
Book talking helps books with bad covers.
One suggestion was to have fake book jackets to check out to cover bad or embarrassing covers with.

Linda told us about a report she did where she asked opinions on book covers while giving them book talks but hiding the title.

Please feel free to add book talks to new the new tab on this blog.

There will be no ECYA meeting in November. Instead, there is the Annual CLA Section Meeting in Wallingford, CT.
The December topic will be Hot Fiction. This meeting will be on December 13th at WLSC.

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