Treat your selfie to a good book #librarydisplay

While brainstorming display ideas, my assistant, Laura and I thought about making a photography display.  She came up with the phrase “treat your selfie to a good book”. After thinking about it for a while, I decided to use that phrase to create this display-  one where staff and students recommend books to one another…

Guess the theme #librarydisplay

This guess the theme display is getting a lot of interest in our library.  It’s only been up for a few hours and we’ve had several correct guesses, and we thought this one would be hard. I can’t post the answer yet, but will do so at the end of the week.  Maybe you can…

Super Sappy Love Stories #librarydisplay

For Valentine’s Day, we dithered over what display to mount.  Most years we’ve put up a blind date with a book display, but we were tired of that.  We thought about “Happily Ever After Begins Here…” but didn’t like how it felt- the thought that once you find “true love” all is happy afterwards…  So…

Chinese New Year #librarydisplay

It’s the Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year.  Our school has 29 Native Chinese students who are studying here, hoping to get into a “good” American college or university.  For these students, being here on their most important holiday is difficult.  So we went all out this year decorating as much as we could: It…

Read the Rainbow #librarydisplay

It’s mid-term exam week for our Upper School students.  We thought they wouldn’t have time to do anything more than glance at our display, so we thought we’d make something pretty.  We were amazed that two books went out on the first day it was up.