Dazzling Displays

It’s been a while since I shared any of our displays! This first one was created by a lovely teen volunteer for Black History Month.

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Children were invited to write their dream on the stars and clouds and then we attached them to the display. Very creative!

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I created our behind the desk display in Mid February. I needed a little bit of color! This doesn’t look that hard, but it took forever! I also should have cleaned up a bit before taking the picture. Oops.

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This display replaced the Black History Month display in mid-March. Again, we needed a little bit of color and springy-ness in our lives. The original display I copied had the first duck reading a book, but I didn’t trust my duck drawing abilities so I found a duck print online and blew it up. Unfortunately, the duck is facing the wrong way for reading. The display doesn’t quite make sense now, but it’s still fun.

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Read Like Rory Gilmore

Unless you live under a rock, or do not know any female between the ages of 15 and 45, you probably know that Netflix hosted a revival of the 2000s classic Gilmore Girls. The revival, officially called Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, aired on Thanksgiving weekend and most people I know dedicated full days of their holiday weekend to binge watch the mini series.

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I won’t go into details about the show (but holy cliffhanger!), but I will brag about my awesome way to incorporate the library into the Gilmore Girls hullabaloo.

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Again, unless you live under a rock, you are aware that Rory Gilmore is a voracious reader. I found many a Rory Gilmore Reading challenge checklist online, so I printed one out, and looked for as many of the 300+ as I could find. I then printed out a fresh list and several pictures of Rory Gilmore reading and called it a display.

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Surprisingly, a few of the books have gotten checked out! I was afraid none would circulate since they’re mostly school/homework type books, but so far I’ve been pleasantly surprised. For those curious, I’ve read 79 of 339. Bad Librarian.

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