Prisons and Criminal (In)Justice #librarydisplay

We had been planning on putting up a display about prison and injustice this week, and it  corresponded with a class looking at this topic in depth this week.  Nice! We had thought of using a “Break out of your reading routine” sign with this, but it would have made it seem lighter than the…

Focus on Photography #library display

Here was a quick display we mounted with a few of our photography books- some how-to books, some fiction, and some looking at photography as art.  I was thinking of making  this sign in the shape of a camera, but there is no time in April or May to be fancy.  I also though of…

Books written in letters #library display

Spring is crazy in our library, so I’ve gotten a few weeks behind on posting about our recent displays.  A few weeks ago we featured fiction written in letters and epistolary novels. I learned that epistolary novels are told in letters, telegrams, newspaper stories, etc.  Dracula is actually told this way.  I’ve loved Regarding the…

Beyond Superheroes- graphic non-fiction #librarydisplay

There seem to be more and more graphic non-fiction books being published- biographies, history, science, and more.  It’s a great format for some more difficult topics like the Holocaust since sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. We put together this display of almost our entire graphic non-fiction collection.   I put the books…