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Pass the Book Program: Use the Power of Peer Recommendation

ImageThe Pass the Book program at Howard County Library (Columbia, Maryland) uses the “power of peer recommendation” to promote reading among teens.  Librarian Katie George said, “The fastest, most effective way to promote reading…or anything else…among teens is for a teenager to make a recommendation to another teenager.” The program’s result in 2010: 324 teens read The Secret Hour

Inspiration from an "I Love My Librarian Award" Winner

ImageEllen M. Dolan is one of 10 librarians nationwide to receive the 2010 I Love My Librarian Award.  A veteran of over 35 years of working in libraries, the director of the Shrewsbury (MA) Public Library won praise from town officials and patrons for her energy, creativity and dedication.

Here's inspiration for a community partnership you might consider for your library:

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