Dirt Windows

With the “Dig Into Reading” theme we really wanted to have fun with decorating our windows. So we wanted to play with some tunnels and dirt. And Mo Willem’s Naked Mole Rats. First we put up some “dirt” on the windows. Then some purple tunnels (because brown on brown wouldn’t be very easy to see…

Summer Reading Desk Decorations

My co-workers are great. They all get into the spirit of decorating for the summer reading program. Here is what one of my brilliant co-workers did to decorate the Information Desk. She made a huge tunnel (thanks for the idea, Marketing Team!) and put our “Dig Into Reading” banner in the middle of it. Then…

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…

It’s National Library Week!

Happy National Library Week! So, what does this mean? For me it means that I get to celebrate what I love the most–libraries! (After all, I wouldn’t work in one if I didn’t love them!) What does it mean for you? It means that this is the week where you can celebrate your favorite libraries!…

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…