Teen Library Display for Valentine’s Day: Blind Date with a Book

Updated 1/31/14: I’ve had requests for the “want ads” I wrote for the books. Here’s a set of 16 that I plan on starting with as well as the sign I plan on using this year:┬áblind date display 2014 blurbs I have a template in a publisher document I can email anyone who is interested.… Continue reading Teen Library Display for Valentine’s Day: Blind Date with a Book

Teen Library Display: Zombies v. Unicorns

Since Banned Book Week was the first week of October, and Teen Read Week the second, we did TWO window displays for the month. After spending a good chunk of time hand cutting the flames for the Banned Book display, I wanted something simpler, but also needed to fit it in with the Teen Read… Continue reading Teen Library Display: Zombies v. Unicorns

Celebrating Banned Books Week

It’s my favorite time of year. Soup and sweater weather. Leaves turning. Banned Book Week. Things have been crazy. Last week we wrapped up Read Across Lawrence at the library, complete with two author visits (one in person, one virtual) that I’m planning to write about later. This week we’ve got Banned Book Week, Star… Continue reading Celebrating Banned Books Week

Taking Inspiration from Book Covers for Library Read-Alike Displays

Every month we change out our window display in the Teen Zone. Our goal is to have something interactive, like my Art in the City Scavenger Hunt Display I did this summer to correspond with our Summer in the City theme for summer reading. It was such a hit we did a letter scavenger hunt… Continue reading Taking Inspiration from Book Covers for Library Read-Alike Displays

Art in the City Library Display and Program

The theme for the summer reading program at the library where I work is Summer in the City. In preparation for next summer, when our on-site space for programming will be limited during renovation, we’ve partnered with a lot of community organizations, so the theme was chosen to reflect that community engagement. For the Teen… Continue reading Art in the City Library Display and Program