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Nancy Pearl Presents: Books That Make Great Gifts – PLA Webinar- December 13

As the author of the Book Lust: Recommended Reading collection, there is no one better suited than Nancy Pearl to help you find the perfect gift for book lovers on your list. In her first-ever webinar with PLA, Nancy will share her recommendations for books guaranteed to make your friends and family smile and start turning pages. She’ll also provide a downloadable handout of the recommendations so you can share with your patrons. Combine Nancy’s irrepressible charm and undeniable knowledge, and you’ll have an hour-long webinar of fun and great ideas.

Who Should Attend
Library staff specializing in readers’ advisory as well as anyone looking for great gift ideas.

The New York Times calls Nancy Pearl “the talk of librarian circles.” Nancy speaks to library and community groups across the country and she regularly recommends books on NPR’s Morning Edition, as well as on many public radio station programs. She entertains and informs standing-room only crowds, and she’s even had a librarian action figure modeled in her likeness. A winner of the 2004 Women’s National Book Association Award, Nancy is also the author of

Book Crush: For Kids and Teens – Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest;
Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest;
More Book Lust: 1,000 New Reading Recommendations for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest; and
The newly released Book Lust to Go: Recommended Reading for Travelers, Vagabonds, and Dreamers.

Date(s) & Time(s)
Monday, December 13, 2010

2:00–3:00 PM Eastern
1:00–2:00 PM Central
12:00–1:00 PM Mountain
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Pacific

Fee
Individual
PLA Member: $28.00
ALA Member: $31.50
Nonmember: $35.00

Group
Group of any size: $129.00

How to Register

    DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR IS 4:30PM CST ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2010. Due to technical preparations for the webinar we are unable to process any registrations after this date/time.

To register with a credit card, click here to begin the online registration process. On ALA’s Distance Learning page select the “Register” link next to the course you wish to attend. You will need to enter your ALA ID and password. If you do not have an ALA ID and password, you will be asked to create one. Please note: the receipt/confirmation email you receive from ALA will contain instructions for completing the final steps in the registration process. You must complete the final steps to attend this webinar.

To register with a purchase order or by mail, click here to download the registration form (PDF, 1 pg.). Complete the form and submit it with your P.O., or with a check. Faxing/mailing instructions are on the form. Faxed or mailed registration forms must be received by the posted registration deadline (above). Forms received after the deadline will not be processed. Once your registration is processed, you will receive a receipt/confirmation email containing instructions for completing the final steps in the registration process. You must complete the final steps to attend this webinar.

Contact [email protected] with questions or for more information.

 

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