Need a Laugh? #librarydisplay

We all need a laugh now and then, so we put out some of our funny books that tend to get lost in the stacks. Interspersed through the books, we placed photos of people laughing, which did result in more smiles than usual as people move past our displays.

“&” Library display #librarydisplay

So many  books have pairs in the title, “Pride and Prejudice,” “War and Peace,” “Eleanor and Park.”  We thought the easiest way to label this display was simply with an Ampersand.  Ours is a three dimensional cardboard cut out that one of our creative freshmen made for us.

Black Friday Specials #librarydisplay

Here’s an easy pre-Thanksgiving display.   It highlights some books that don’t normally get out, books with black covers. On the first day of this display, one student picked up a book on metaphysics and started reading it while standing in front of the display.  After about 30 minutes I invited him to sit down…

Guess the theme Fall 2017 #librarydisplay

Our guess the theme display is so hard this year that this student pulled up a chair so he could spend some time trying to guess.  Others have taken photos to keep working on it at their convenience. It’s been difficult to get a clear photo of it today as there have been often been…

From the world of Peter Pan #librarydisplay

I noticed a few years ago that we had a few books set in the world of Peter Pan.  There are prequels, offshoots, etc., galore.  According to a list on Goodreads.com, there are more than 46 books connected to Peter Pan.  I wonder what about this story has made it into our lore so deeply?…

You can count on a good book #librarydisplay

There are so many books with numbers in the title, or numbers as a title.  It was simple to pull them out and put them on this display. The books with zero and one in the titles are on the left.  The books go up to 22 (Catch-22) before they jump to higher numbers.  I stuck pi…