An article in Knowledge Quest entitled “Little Libraries” by Sarah Letts was the inspiration for this display, which generated a lot of excitement from our staff and students. I sent our teachers a message asking for their top 7-8 book recommendations so I could display their personal “little library.” This quote from the article explains it best: “My little library consists of seven or eight book titles … Continue reading Little Libraries
We used this for a Back to School display this year, but it would work any time that your students need a jolt of energy that only new books can bring! Continue reading Read a Latte
We were displaced for the 2017-2018 school year for some major seismic repairs. We operated outside of a few oversized classrooms, and for the first time ever we had a bulletin board to maintain. Ms. Jen, one of our awesome assistants, kept it looking good all year long! For back to school she posted words from the mural that we missed from our old library: … Continue reading Bulletin Boards
This display got people dancing in front of the circulation desk! I slightly modified a poem I found here, pulled out the thickest books I could fine, and the rest speaks for itself. Continue reading Big Books!
I decided to shake things up a bit for the 8th grade library orientations this year. Most of the students were here last year, so they didn’t need the entire spiel. We quickly hit the highlights, and then set out to have some fun. I showed them a few examples of “shelfies,” and then set them free to browse the stacks and take pictures of their own. … Continue reading Shelfies!