Dinosaur Teams

So I knew we were going to do Dinosaur Teams for summer reading. But the trick was to figure out how to showcase what teams had read what amount. Mostly this is because we don’t have an bulletin board or big display area. But I think we finally figured out what we are going to…

Dinosaur Bones

The summer reading program started today. And now that things are a little less crazy, I can hopefully show you some of what we have been doing lately. I made a dinosaur out of cardboard! And it is sitting on top of our picture book shelves. So I started out with this template. And this…

Facebook Window Display

Did I mention how much I love the creativity of my coworkers? One of them did this great window display in our teen area recently. Basically it shows some of the books that people “liked” from the teen shelves. I like how it plays on the fact that online you “like” a lot of things…

Love Stinks Book Display

I wanted to change up the teen display in our library so that it had a Valentine’s theme. But really I didn’t want it to be the Valentine’s theme of gushy, romance or what not. So I decided to make a “LOVE STINKS” sign and put up books where love stinks (sometimes). As in the…

Alphabet Walk at the Library

At the South Jordan Library we are in the middle of the KUED Reading Marathon. So to help to encourage kids to participate in the reading marathon (aka getting them to come to our desk to talk to them about it) we are doing an Alphabet Walk. What is that you might ask? Well it…