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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Very Detailed Analysis of American Book Clubs by BookBrowse

Today I would like to share with you an email I received from BookBrowse about their new report on Book Clubs in the USA.  I am still going through the report myself, but there is quite a lot of useful information here, especially for libraries that run book clubs.

I hope this helps you to serve your book clubs better.  I will be incorporating some of this data in my updated Re-Charge Your Book Club presentations scheduled for this coming Fall

Here’s the info directly from BookBrowse:
Based on recent research, in-depth interviews and extensive experience, BookBrowse's just published white paper provides an intriguing and insightful look at Book Clubs. 
Download it for free at bookbrowse.com/wp
(this link takes you straight to the download, no form to fill in)
Find out: 
  • The two life stages when book club participation increases
  • How many belong to book clubs, both in-person and online
  • The five key attributes book clubs look for when choosing books
  • The importance of libraries  
  • How many books book clubbers borrow 
  • What men in book clubs think
  • What men interested in joining a book club want 
  • How many Friends of the Library members are in a book club 
This white paper also contains links to advice on how to start and run a book club, and interviews with a wide variety of book clubs, with a particular focus on clubs that meet in libraries and have a mix of men and women. 
Please share you comments or questions with Davina Morgan-Witts the Founder & Publisher of BookBrowse 
Direct 408-867-6500 | Toll Free 1800-745-5306

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