Books Transport You! #librarydisplay

We had a lot of fun putting together this display that features books about transportation and travel.  Making the giant bookmobile was a lot of fun.  (It will also double as a two-person costume for our Halloween Parade next week). The banner that proclaims the theme is pulled by a two dimensional bi-plane.  They are…

Queen for a Day #librarydisplay

So many books have “queen” in the title, that we felt compelled to make this display.  Plus it was fun to make a big crown. Here’s how I made the big crown:  First, I found a long piece of cardboard.  I was lucky and found it all in one piece, that was at the end…

Just. One. Word. One word titles. #librarydisplay

So many books have a title that is just one word.  This is the simple display we came up with that features these titles.  Within the first twenty four hours four books were checked out, and at least three groups stopped to look.  One reader was telling her friend, “I’ve read this one, and this…

Banned Book Week 2017 #librarydisplay

I borrowed this idea from another Pinterest user.  It spurred so many good conversations about why people challenge or ban books.  At least four of the books were checked out and a few more were moved off of the display.  (Hopefully they will appear again.) We put the reasons the books were challenged on the…

Read to Red Carpet #librarydisplay

This display was really easy, you just need a long piece of red banner paper, and your words.   Anything else is frosting on the cake.  I looked up books that were recently made into movies, or ones that are due to come out in the next year.  Three books were checked out from this…

Hot Topics #librarydisplay

Hot topics we put out:  Hurricanes, White Supremacy, Racism, and Immigration.  In September, 2017, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma had just hit the United States and a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA made the news.  Just this week DACA was in the news.   This is a quick and easy display that you can add…