20 Summer Accessories for ‘Harry Potter’ Fans
An adorable DIY gift idea for your bookworm friends with green thumbs -- hand-paint a planter to look like Harry's face! Professor Sprout would be proud.
Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader
I had a lot of fun with this one. So much so, that even though it was supposed to be posted on here yesterday (Thursday being my normal midd...
These 12 Character Archetypes Are Key Ingredients in All Great Stories
Character archetypes are the start point for creating the people we love, hate, learn from, and never forget in television and Movies.
Where's Waldo (at the Library) - Library Life
January is kind of a quiet time at the library, so I thought it would be a great time for a contest! I had the Where's Waldo idea for a while and I wasn't able to do it until now! The idea is basically a scavenger hunt around the Children's room with characters from the Waldo series. So far it has been getting a good reaction and it is a lot of fun to watch kids try to find all of the characters. One day Tim came for a visit. I told him about the Waldo's and he felt the need to participate…
Tablet Look-Up Station
We are very excited about our new Tablet Look-Up Station in the children's room! It just went up this week, but so far our patrons are liking it. We were fortunate enough to receive an LSTA grant to be able to purchase the tablet and hardware. (This look-up station replaces our old computer look-up.) It's sleek,…
23 Creative Ways Librarians Spread the Magic of Reading
This library reading incentive encourages teens to read more books so that they can guess which shredded book is in this jar -- for a chance to win prizes!