Ingram Blog

Go the (Social) Distance: How to Make the Most of Social Media

As the world practices social distancing, activity on social media is flourishing. Tap into a more engaged network and make the most of social media with these tips from our @IndieBookBuzz crew and examples from fellow booksellers. 


What Books Are Buzzing for Summer/Fall 2020: Coming Soon Webcasts

Beth Reinker, MSLS, Manager, Collection Development Adult & Youth Materials 


Together We Thrive

Pamela Smith, VP & General Manager, Ingram Library Services 


The Power of Storytelling

Kathryn Shaw, Manager of Collection Development Programs 


All About Manga: Genres and Terms Every Librarian Needs to Know

Debbie Davenport, MLS, Collection Development Librarian 


Closed to the Public? Here are Some Ideas for Library Staff Both in Buildings and at Home

By Alex Arthun, MLIS, Collection Development Librarian, Ingram Library Services 


5 Easy Ways to Support Your Local Independent Bookstore

Looking for easy ways to support your local independent bookstore, even from afar? We have you covered. 


All About Repair Cafés

 


Crime Junkie: Citizen Sleuth Reads

By Becky Walton, MLIS, Collection Development Librarian, Ingram Library Services 
After reading (and loving!) Chase Darkness with Me by Billy Jensen, I became interested in citizen detectives and “crowdsolving.” 


Let's Get Crafty

Beth Reinker, MSLS, Manager, Collection Development Adult Materials

Over the last year, I’ve watched my husband go from a woodworking novice to a skilled artisan. Even though he’s still learning, he quickly progressed to making beautiful things including the new mid-century modern bar cart that now resides in our dining room. (It’s easy to support his new hobby when it has such obvious benefits for me!) He loves the sense of accomplishment he has from making something new.