This year we skipped the mushy hearts and romance titles, and instead focused on the color of Valentines: RED. All red. Our display was topped with a giant sign that said, “Have you RED this book yet?” Even the most jaded students had to stop and give it an eyerolling chuckle. I can’t run reports by book color, but I guarantee the circulation of our red … Continue reading A Subtle Valentine
Welcome to winter! A colleague took photos of our entire staff and turned us into snowpeople, so we proudly displayed ours on the circulation desk. We decorated the door with a snowman and lots of snowflakes cut out of old books. If you look closely you can see the snowflakes are covered with words. Inside the library, we did our best to create a fireplace … Continue reading Snow Much Fun
This fall, we encouraged students to “Leaf Through a Good Book”! Continue reading LEAF Through a Good Book
This Halloween, we topped off our scary books with a giant ghost made with white books and black construction paper. He might not have been terrifying, but he was definitely unstable. 😉 Continue reading Book Stacked Boo!
Who wants to do a whole mushy, romantic Valentine display? Not me! Instead, let’s feature some good ol’ fashion vampire love. Too jaded? I think not. Continue reading My Undead Valentine
This is one of my favorite window case displays I’ve done. It’s so simple and wintery. We have winter in Alaska for six months, so it can span December and January and still feel right. I did it two years ago, and it gave me my idea for “Unwrap the Gift of Reading” display this year. But I like this one better: Learning is a … Continue reading Celebrate the Gift of Learning
Here’s the basic Holiday display I did last year featuring books on Kwanza, Christmas, Hanukkah and other religious holidays of the season. I wrapped discarded library books in gold and blue wrapping (our school colors) and made a wintery Holiday sign. Simple. Inclusive. However, no one looked at any of the books. So, this year I decided not pull holiday books. My theme: “Unwrap the … Continue reading Winter Holidays