Teen Library Display: Googly Eye Books

This display is both inspired by the tumblr Googly Eye Books and a couple of our regular patrons who like to stick googly eyes on merchandise at the grocery store (their favorite item to affix them to is the pictures of babies on packages of diapers). Perhaps they got the idea from here. I don’t know.… Continue reading Teen Library Display: Googly Eye Books

Banned Books Week: Display and Programming

Happy Banned Books Week! I’m been super busy with both the public library and my internship at a school library, hence less posts here than normal, but I wanted to take a moment and share what I’ve been up to for Banned Books Week. I’ve had trouble with putting posters on the green wall in… Continue reading Banned Books Week: Display and Programming

Passive Programming: Book in a Jar

The teen librarian I work with got the idea from this post to cut up/shred/deconstruct a book and have the teens guess the title; winning answers would be entered in a prize drawing. I put the jar together. I took a book that I had duplicate copies of and ran it through a paper shredder… Continue reading Passive Programming: Book in a Jar

Out + About: Road Trip Teen Library Display

Our summer reading theme is “out and about” — so I thought a display featuring YA roadtrip books would be a fun take on the theme. It’s been a challenge to put up displays in our temporary space. Instead of having a window like the one in our building that is under renovation, we have… Continue reading Out + About: Road Trip Teen Library Display