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)
- 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
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.
- How many Friends of the Library members are in a book club
Please share you comments or questions with Davina Morgan-Witts the Founder & Publisher of BookBrowse
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