Dear Santa, We’re the Open Shelf editorial team. Our favourite things to do are to engage with our friends in the OLA community. We write, we provide feedback, we get creative with pictures and tweets, we play tag all the time, and just basically have lots of fun. We’ll be snuggled at home during the holiday season, hopefully taking a break from work but still dreaming of new stories we can tell in Open Shelf in 2021. Although this has been a crazy year—the “Year of COVID”—we’ve still been able to play with our Open Shelf contributors and they have sent us lots of great stories to print in the magazine.
We are taking a break for the summer and will not be publishing on August 15. However, we have lots of reading suggestions in this issue if you are lucky enough to be able to take a break as well.
Look back at a year of tweets and see which articles made the best impression.
Reader’s advisory isn’t just about the story, it’s also about how you tell it. Charmaine Atrooshi leads us into the world of audiobook recommendations.
Looking for some summer reading? Take a peek at the Open Shelf editing team’s reading lists and see if anything interests you.
Read our latest Trendz column and keep up to date with the world of libraries.
Have a great summer, and we’ll see you in September.