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Quick Reads Digital Downloads

All Quick Reads books published after Sept. 1, 2016 are free to PLA members!

Digital downloads in the PLA Quick Reads series are all about helping you make the best use of your time by covering important topics in public librarianship in a quick, practical, and direct way. The goal is to shed light on essential topics quickly and because busy public librarians don’t have a ton of time, each of the publications is under 100 pages.

Six titles in this series are now available. They are:

PLA personal members can download a copy free of charge (PDF, 58 pages) in the PLA Member Library (login required). You are welcome to make one printed copy, though we ask that you do not post the file to any website or share the electronic file in any way. Other Quick Reads publications available free of charge to PLA personal members include PLA 2018: Ten Essential ProgramsTaking Care of Business in the 21st CenturyGet Inside: Responsible Jail and Prison Library Service; and Building and Operating a Digital Media Lab.