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It pays to develop a relationship with your local library. But it's also beneficial to understand how libraries work, so you don't accidentally step on toes. I've browsed and collected several articles that should help you navigate the world of the library.
The absolute best article I found was on Seekerville (an excellent group blog). You may not have pondered the advantages of having your book in the library. In fact, you might question if it's necessary. Read through the do's and don'ts of the library world for some eye-opening ideas.
Fern Reiss goes into detail on five ways to sell more books at libraries. Her advice is not difficult, but I doubt I'd have come up with all of these on my own. Especially her tips on library-friendly website design.
Patricia Fry with Small Publishers, Artists, and Writer's Network (SPAWN) shares more insider pointers on selling to libraries, and includes multiple links to help you get started.
How to sell your book to libraries gives practical directions for authors to describe their book in a way that librarians will understand the benefits to their constituents.
And finally, here's a post from a librarian, explaining why they love your books: Hey Authors, Wanna Hear a Secret?
If you've sold books to libraries, leave a note in the comments sharing your experience. Have you tried doing a workshop or a reading?