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Reader's Advisory Training
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Reader's Advisory Training

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A PowerPoint tutorial on Reader's Advisory, tips on providing good reader's advisory, and the difference between the paranormal genre and the urban fantasy genre.

A PowerPoint tutorial on Reader's Advisory, tips on providing good reader's advisory, and the difference between the paranormal genre and the urban fantasy genre.

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  • Readers Advisory TrainingGenre: Paranormal RomanceBy Brenda Hostettler
  • Readers Advisory TrainingGenre: Paranormal RomanceBy Brenda Hostettler
  • Why do we do Reader’s Advisory? To connect patrons with authorsTo promote the library’s collectionIt gets patrons more involved with the library and staffPromotes reading and literacy
  • Skills of Reader’s AdvisoryBecome familiar with genres by a willingness to read and become familiar with authorsKnowledge of patronsMastering the Reader’s Advisory Interview
  • The Reader’s Advisory InterviewUse open ended questions which require an answer instead of Yes or NoPhrases to use: Tell me about a book or author you read that you really enjoyed?What kind of story do you like to read? Mystery, Romance, etc…Become familiar with genres by a willingness to read and become familiar with authorsKnowledge of patronsMastering the Reader’s Advisory Interview
  • The Reader’s Advisory InterviewUse open ended questions which require an answer instead of Yes or NoPhrases to use: Tell me about a book or author you read that you really enjoyed?What kind of story do you like to read? Mystery, Romance, etc…Become familiar with genres by a willingness to read and become familiar with authorsKnowledge of patronsMastering the Reader’s Advisory Interview
  • The Reader’s Advisory InterviewUse open ended questions which require an answer instead of Yes or NoPhrases to use: Tell me about a book or author you read that you really enjoyed?What kind of story do you like to read? Mystery, Romance, etc…Become familiar with genres by a willingness to read and become familiar with authorsKnowledge of patronsMastering the Reader’s Advisory Interview
  • The Reader’s Advisory InterviewUse open ended questions which require an answer instead of Yes or NoPhrases to use: Tell me about a book or author you read that you really enjoyed?What kind of story do you like to read? Mystery, Romance, etc…Become familiar with genres by a willingness to read and become familiar with authorsKnowledge of patronsMastering the Reader’s Advisory Interview
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    • 1. Reader’s Advisory Training
      By
      Brenda Hostettler
    • 2. Reader’s Advisory Training
      Why we do reader’s advisory
      Reader’s advisory skills
      The reader’s advisory interview
      The different genres
      The paranormal genre
      The urban fantasy genre
    • 3. Why do we do Reader’s Advisory?
      • To connect readers with authors
      • 4. To get patrons more involved with the library
      • 5. To promote the library’s collection
      • 6. To promote reading and literacy
    • Skills of Reader’s Advisory
      • Become familiar with genres and series
      • 7. Have knowledge of patrons
      • 8. Have a commitment to serving patrons in the library
      • 9. Master the reader’s advisory interview
    • The Reader’s Advisory Interview
      • Use phrases like “Tell me what kind of books you like to read”
      • 10. Use open ended questions which require an answer instead of Yesor No answers
    • The Reader’s Advisory Interview continued…
      • Suggest books to patrons, but don’t recommend them
      • 11. Follow up by asking “Be sure to let us know how you liked the book?”
    • The Different Genres
    • The Different Genres
    • Paranormal Romance
      The Paranormal Romance Genre is popular with teens because of the Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer
      Are you for Team Edward or Team Jacob?
    • 24. Paranormal Romance
      Is a love story involving paranormal characters like vampires, werewolves, shape shifters, and other fantastical creatures.
    • 25. Paranormal Ratings
      In book reviews, adult paranormal romance paperbacks are often given ratings such as “scorcher” for erotic graphic sex, or “hot” for explicit sex.
    • 26. Paranormal VS Urban Fantasy
      It is difficult to define the exact differences between urban fantasy and paranormal fiction.
    • 27. Paranormal Definition
      In paranormal, the story is centered on romance as the main theme, and characters must include paranormals. Each book has a new hero and heroine couple, and there must be a happy ending.
    • 28. Urban Fantasy Definition
      In urban fantasy, the story has a main theme of horror, and no happy ending. The main character is usually a chic who wears leather and kicks butt.There can be a sub-plot love story, but it is ongoing with problems, or the character has many love affairs.
    • 29. What types of characters are in paranormal romance books?
    • Some Paranormal Authors
    • Some Urban Fantasy Authors

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