Readers' Advisory Interest Group

Core Competencies

Readers’ Advisory Core Competencies

Collection Knowledge

The awareness and understanding of popular, leisure and lifelong learning materials.


Reader Engagement

Relationship-building, interaction, and conversations that develop a community of readers.



Targeted promotion and advocacy of reading and reading materials to the public.


Staff Development

Fostering a culture of readers’ advisory values and skills in our professional environments through training, support, and advocacy.

Join the Conversation

Check out what everyone is discussing over on the forum BCLA Readers’ Advisory Interest Group here. Must be a member of BCLA or a forum member to view & discuss.