The American Library Association has gotten a boost from an unlikely source β€” Oprah Winfrey. The ALA formed a partnership with the talk show queen's book club, and ever since, the number of member organizations has almost doubled. β€œIt has been a big factor in helping us increase our membership,” says Gerald Hodges, associate executive director of marketing and communications at the ALA. Here's how it works: The publisher of each Oprah Book Club selection donates β€” at the request of Winfrey ...

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