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Special Interest Groups: ROYAL - Central KY

Welcome to ROYAL -Central KY

We are not accepting any new ROYAL members at this time.

Please see the ROYAL page for more information on individual ROYAL groups.

ROYAL is a group of school and public library staff serving youth who meet regularly to review and share information about new YA books, which are provided by publishers via SWON. At each meeting, each reviewer is expected to share a booklist and to discuss each of their reviews.

There are several ROYAL groups facilitated by SWON. School and Public Library Staff who serve youth are welcome to join any of our ROYAL groups. Can't attend any of our existing groupsContact us for more information on forming your own ROYAL group.

This group meets in Lexington, Kentucky.


Convener:  Mercedes Maclean, Teen Librarian at Scott County Public Library,


How it works:

Want to learn more? Check out for guidelines and registration costs. 


ROYAL Quick Links:

How to add books to LibraryThing

Publishers Contact List

E-Mail to Publishers Format

Old ROYAL Reviews

Upcoming Events
Reviewers of Young Adult Literature (ROYAL) - Troy
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Reviewers of Young Adult Literature (ROYAL) - Central KY
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Reviewers of Young Adult Literature (ROYAL) - NKY
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Reviewers of Young Adult Literature (ROYAL) - Trenton
Monday, March 11, 2019
Reviewers of Young Adult Literature (ROYAL) - Blue Ash
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Mercedes MacLean


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