Tuesday, August 01, 2006

The University of Wisconsin Library School ROCKS! It was such a treat to see this clear, simple presentation of what makes a Jails Library program tick.


Here's our Version:

Most wanted items
Dictionaries, Almanacs, Atlases, Thesauri
New fiction, magazines, and Non-fiction in Spanish

Most wanted authors
Sidney Sheldon, Stuart Woods, Dean Koontz, Donald Goines, Stephen King, John Grisham, James Patterson, Louis L'Amour, Anne Rice (remember, someone blew me a KISS for finding Taltos!), John Saul, Janet Evanovich, Iris Johansen, Michael Connelly, Stephen Hunter, Clive Cussler, Wilbur Smith, Robert Ludlum.

Most wanted subjects
Poetry, especially love poems!!!!
Religion, especially Islam
Physical and mental health
Psychology and self-help
Job manuals and career advice
Hobbies and games: chess, card games, Scrabble, drawing
True Crime, [Ann Rule] and Crime: gangs and prison life
AODA and recovery materials

African-American nonfiction topics:
Black history, slavery, Black nationalism

African-American fiction: Terry McMillan, E. Lynn Harris, Mary B. Morrison, Eric Jerome Dickey + any URBAN STREET FICTION

Westerns: Louis L'Amour, Larry McMurtry, William Johnstone, Jake Logan, Gunsmith, Spur and Longarm!!

Romance: Jackie Collins, Judith Krantz, Sandra Brown, Nora Roberts

Science fiction/fantasy: Star Wars, Terry Brooks, David Eddings, Tolkien, J.K. Rowling, Salvatore, Jordan, Modesitt, Weis & Hickman