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BOARD

  • Advisory Councils (Nancy R. Axelrod)
  • Culture of Inquiry: Healthy Debate in the Boardroom (Nancy R. Axelrod)
  • Understanding Nonprofit Financial Statements (Steven H. Berger)
  • The Business Professional’s Guide to Nonprofit Board Service: Leveraging Your Talents for the Social Sector (BoardSource)
  • The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance (BoardSource)
  • The Nonprofit Board Answer Book: A Practical Guide for Board Members and Chief Executives (BoardSource)
  • The Source 12: Twelve Principles of Governance that Power Exceptional Boards (BoardSource)
  • Wrestling with Board Dilemmas: Case Studies for Nonprofit Leaders (BoardSource)
  • Transforming Board Structure: Strategies for Committees and Task Forces (Marla J. Bobowick)
  • The Nonprofit Dashboard: Using metrics to drive mission success (Lawrence Butler)
  • Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards (Richards Chait)
  • Structures and Practices of Nonprofit Boards (Charles F. Dambach)
  • Meeting, and Exceeding Expectations: A Guide to Successful Nonprofit Board Meetings (Outi Flynn)
  • The Nonprofit Board’s Role in Mission, Planning, and Evaluation (Kay Sprinkel Grace)
  • Fundraising Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards (James M. Greenfield)
  • Legal Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards (Bruce R. Hopkins)
  • Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards (Richard T. Ingram)
  • Taming the Troublesome Board Member (Katha Kissman)
  • Trouble at the Top: The Nonprofit Board’s Guide to Managing an Imperfect Chief Executive (Katha Kissman)
  • The Board Building Cycle: Nine Steps to Finding, Recruiting, and Engaging Nonprofit Board Members (Berit M. Lakey)
  • Board Fundamentals: Understanding Rules in Nonprofit Governance (Berit M. Lakey)
  • Governance Committee (Berit M. Lakey)
  • Financial Responsibilities of Strong Boards (Andrew S. Lang)
  • Executive Committee (Mark Light)
  • Financial Committees (Thamas A. McLaughlin)
  • The Nonprofit Chief Executive’s Ten Basic Responsibilities (Richard L. Moyers)
  • Generate Buzz!: Strategic Communication for Nonprofit Boards (Sally J. Patterson)
  • Managing Conflicts of Interest: The Board’s Guide to Unbiased Decision Making (Sarah E. Paul)
  • Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised, in Brief: Updated in Accord with the Eleventh edition of the complete manual
  • Development Committee (Eugene R. Tempel)
  • Better Bylaws: Creating Effective Rules for Your Nonprofit Boards (D. Benson Tesdahl)
  • Govern More, Manage Less: Harnessing the Power of Your Nonprofit Board (Cathy A. Trower)
  • Nonprofit Executive Compensation: Planning, Performance, and Pay (Brian H. Vogel)
  • Driving Strategic Planning: A Nonprofit Executive’s Guide (Susan A. Waechter)
  • The Board Chair Handbook (Mindy R. Wertheimer)
  • Building the Governance Partnership: The Chief Executive’s Guide to Getting the Best from the Board (Sherill K. Williams)

COLLECTIONS

  • Book Repair: A How-To-Do-It Manual (Kenneth Lavender, rev. Artemis BonaDea)
  • How to Archive Family Keepsakes: Learn How to Preserve Family Photos, Memorabilia & Genealogy Records (Denise May Levenick)
  • Local History Collections in Libraries (Faye Phillips)
  • Maxwell’s Handbook for RDA, resource description & access: Explaining and Illustrating RDA: resource description & access Using MARC21 (Robert L. Maxwell)

FUNDRAISING

  • The Fundraiser’s Guide to Irresistible Communications: Real-World, Field-Testing Strategies for Raising More Money (Jeff Brooks)
  • Beyond Book Sales: The Complete Guide to Raising Real Money for Your Library (ed. Susan Dowd)
  • Asking Styles: Harness Your Personal Fundraising Power (Andrea Kihlstedt)
  • Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money: A Cookbook of Easy-to-Use Fundraising Exercises (Andrea Kihlstedt)
  • The Generosity Network: New Transformational Tools for Successful Fund-Raising (Jennifer McCrea)
  • Ask Without Fear!: A Simple Guide to Connecting Donors with What Matters to Them Most (Marc A. Pitman)
  • The Good, The Great, and the Unfriendly: A Librarian’s Guide to Working with Friends Groups (Sally Gardner Reed)

GRANT

  • The ALA Book of Library Grant Money (2014)
  • Winning Library Grants: A Game Plan (Herbert B. Landau)

LAW

  • Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions (Kenneth D. Crews)
  • How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (Anthony Mancuso)
  • Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide (Peri Pakroo)
  • Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians (Carrie Russell)

LIBRARIANSHIP

  • Intellectual Freedom Manual (ALA)
  • Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World (Rebekkah Smith Aldrich)
  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap … And Others Don’t (James C. Collins)
  • Say It With Data: A Concise Guide to Making Your Case and Getting Results (Priscille Dando)
  • New Routes to Library Success: 100+ Ideas from Outside the Stacks (Elisabeth Doucett)
  • The Black Belt Librarian: Real-World Safety & Security (Warren Davis Graham)
  • Five Steps of Outcome-Based Planning and Evaluation for Public Libraries (Melissa Gross)
  • Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World (Devorah Heitner)
  • The New Librarianship Field Guide (R. David Lankes)
  • Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (Michael Michalko)
  • Thinkpak: A Brainstorming Card Deck (Michael Michalko)
  • Useful, Usable, Desirable: Applying User Experience Design to Your Library (Aaron Schmidt)
  • Librarians & Stereotypes: So, Now What? (Christina J. Steffy)

MANAGEMENT

  • The Ten-Minute Trainer: 150+ Ways to Teach It Quick and Make It Stick! (Sharon Bowman)
  • Mission Critical Meetings: 81 Practical Facilitation Techniques (Ava S. Butler)
  • Lessons in Library Leadership: A Primer for Library Managers and Unit Leaders (Corey S. Halaychik)
  • The Dysfunctional Library: Challenges and Solutions to Workplace Relationships (Jo Henry, Joe Eshleman, and Richard Moniz)
  • Elevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking (Rich Horwath)
  • Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock Potential in Yourself and Your Organization (Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey)
  • The New Breed: Understanding and Equipping the 21st Century Volunteer (Jonathan R. McKee and Thomas W. McKee)
  • Small Public Library Management (Jane Pearlmutter)
  • Practical Tips for Developing Your Staff (Tracey Pratchett)
  • Financial Management for Libraries (William W. Sannwald)
  • Library Management Tips that Work (ed. by Carol Smallwood)
  • The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever (Michael Bungay Stanier)
  • Effective Difficult Conversations (Catherine B. Soehner and Ann Darling)
  • Staff Development: A Practical Guide (Andrea Wigbels Stewar)
  • Telling Ain’t Training (Harold Stolovitch)
  • Leading Libraries: How to Create a Service Culture (Wyoma VanDuinkerken)

PR/MARKETING

  • Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library (Ben Bizzle)
  • Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for the Overworked Librarian (Nancy Dowd)
  • The Little Book of Likes: Social Media for Small (and Very Small) Nonprofits (Erik Hanberg)
  • Believe Me: Why Your Vision, Brand and Leadership Need a Bigger Story (Michael Margolis)
  • UX for Beginners (Joel Marsh)
  • Create Your Website the Easy Way: The Complete Guide to Getting You or Your Business Online (Alannah Moore)
  • The Non-Designer’s Design Book: Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice (Robin Williams)

PROGRAMMING – ALL

  • Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Mattes (Kylene Beers)
  • Teach Like a Pirate (Dave Burgess)
  • Hacking Project Based Learning (Ross Cooper)
  • The Big Book of Makerspace Projects (Colleen Graves)
  • Literacies in Action (Pennsylvania Library Association): 2

PROGRAMMING – ADULTS

  • A Year of Programs for Millennials and More (Amy Alessio)

PROGRAMMING – CHILDREN

  • Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library (ASLC)
  • Creating Literacy-Based Programs for Children: Lesson Plans and Printable Resources for K-5 (R. Lynn Baker)
  • Baby Steps to STEM (Jean Barbre)
  • Gardening Labs for Kids (Renata Fossen Brown)
  • Big Science for Little People: 52 Activities to Help You & Your Child Discover the Wonders of Science (Lynn Brunelle)
  • Supercharged Storytimes (Kathleen Campana)
  • STEAM Kids: 50+ Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Hands-On Projects for Kids (Anne Carey)
  • Maker Lab Outdoors: 25 Super Cool Projects (Jack Challoner)
  • Brain Lab for Kids: 52 Mind-Blowing Experiments, Models, and Activities to Explore Neuroscience (Eric H. Chudler)
  • 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids (Asia Citro)
  • Family Math for Young Children (Grace Davila Coates)
  • Family Math II: Achieving Success in Mathematics (Grace Dávila Coates and Virginia Thompson with Karen Mayfield-Ingram and Beverly Braxton)
  • Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children (Lisa Daly)
  • Loose Parts 2 (Lisa Daly)
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: a Handbook and CD-ROM Kit with Scripts, Rhymes, Songs, Flannel-Board Patterns, and Activities for Promoting Early Childhood Development (Betsy Diamant-Cohen)
  • Nonfiction in Motion (Julie Dietzel-Glair)
  • Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors (Rachelle Doorley)
  • The Movie Making Book: Skills & Projects to Learn & Share (Dan Farrell)
  • Robotics for Young Children (Ann Gadzikowski)
  • Becoming a Media Mentor (Claudia Haines)
  • Energy Lab for Kids: 40 Exciting Experiments to Explore, Create, Harness, and Unleash Energy (Emily Hawbaker)
  • STEAM Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Hands-On Projects for Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (Liz Lee Heinecke)
  • Ultimate Slime (Alyssa Jagan)
  • Cool [LEGO] Creations in 35 Pieces (Sean Kenney)
  • Engaging Babies in the Library (Debra Knoll)
  • Treasure Boxes (Jaine Kopp)
  • Baby Storytime Magic (Kathy MacMillan)
  • What’s the BIG Idea? Making Math and Science Come Alive for Children and Families in Your Library (Mother Goose on the Loose)
  • What’s the BIG Idea? Making Math and Science Come Alive for Children (Mother Goose on the Loose)
  • More than Counting: Standards-Based Math Activities for Young Thinkers in Preschool and Kindergarten (Sally Moomaw)
  • More than Magnets: Science Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten (Sally Moomaw)
  • Even More Fizzle, Bubble, Pop & Wow! (Lisa Murphy)
  • Lisa Murphy on Play: The Foundation of Children’s Learning (Lisa Murphy – the Ooey Gooey Lady)
  • High-Tech DIY Projects with 3D Printing (Maggie Murphy)
  • High-Tech DIY Projects with Electronics, Sensors, and LEDs (Maggie Murphy)
  • High-Tech DIY Projects with Flying Objects (Maggie Murphy)
  • High-Tech DIY Projects with Microcontrollers (Maggie Murphy)
  • High-Tech DIY Projects with Musical Instruments (Maggie Murphy)
  • High-Tech DIY Projects with Robotics (Maggie Murphy)
  • Exploring Math & Science in Preschool (NAEYC)
  • Expressing Creativity in Preschool (NAEYC)
  • Learning about Language & Literacy in Preschool (NAEYC)
  • Diversity Programming for Digital Youth: Promoting Cultural Competence in the Children’s Library (Jamie Campbell Naidoo)
  • Show Me a Story: 40 Craft Projects and Activities to Spark Children’s Storytelling (Emily Neuberger)
  • Picture Science: Using Digital Photography to Teach Young Children (Carla Neumann-Hinds)
  • Teaching Numeracy, Language, and Literacy with Blocks (Abigail Newburger)
  • Library Services from Birth to Five: Delivering the Best Start (Carolynn Rankin and Avril Brock)
  • Math Labs for Kids (Rebecca Rapoport and J.A. Yoder)
  • After-School Clubs for Kids: Thematic Programming to Encourage Reading (Lisa M. Shaia)
  • Family Math (Jean Kerr Stenmark)
  • The Power of Play; Designing Early Learning Spaces (Dorothy Stoltz)
  • Engaging Young Engineers (Angela Stone-MacDonald)
  • Art Workshops for Children (Herve Tullet)
  • Wordplay for Kids (Tim Wadham)
  • Roots and Wings: Affirming Culture and Preventing Bias in Early Childhood (Stacey York)

PROGRAMMING – TEENS

  • 50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults (Amy Alessio)
  • Club Programs for Teens (Amy J. Alessio and Heather Booth)
  • The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services (Heather Booth)
  • Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World (Jane McGonigal)
  • Family Math, the Middle School Years (Virginia H. Thompson)
  • The Guy-Friendly YA Library: Serving Male Teens (Rollie James Welch)

 

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