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How To Get Your Book Into A Library

May 9, 2015

This is an excellent idea!

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I am fortunate to live within 10-15 minutes walking distance of Upper Norwood’s Joint Library, the oldest and, I believe the only independent institution of it’s kind, (http://uppernorwoodlibrary.org/).

In search of ways to get my book, “Dalliance: A Collection of Poetry and Prose” into the hands of more readers I visited the library to ascertain whether they would add it to their shelves. To my delight a librarian confirmed the library would be pleased to accept my book. Its wonderful to know that “Dalliance” is available for the residents of Noorwood to enjoy.

The following article contains useful advice on getting a self published book into a library, (http://www.wikihow.com/Get-a-Self-Published-Book-into-Libraries). The article mentions the importance of specifying that you wish your book to be added to the library’s stock rather than sold. This is good advice and I asked the librarian to add “Dalliance” to the library’s…

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  1. May 9, 2015 2:54 pm

    Many thanks for the reblog. Kevin

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  2. May 9, 2015 5:49 pm

    Yes, this works. Publication of academic nature are welcomed by college libraries are welcome too. I both cases they will probably allow a book promotion/meet the author presentation to be scheduled.

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  3. Kev permalink
    May 9, 2015 6:53 pm

    Nice one Kev, well done!

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  4. May 9, 2015 7:29 pm

    Brilliant idea!

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  5. May 9, 2015 8:13 pm

    I can’t even remember the last time I was in a library.

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  6. May 18, 2015 6:47 am

    Great tip which I may use in the future,, thanks.

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