Category Archives: Decorations & Displays

Chalkboard Paint Circ Desk & Word Cloud

In between trips (because summer is all about travel, right?), I’ve been working in my new library to get ready for next school year. In addition to weeding and genrefying the fiction collection, I also had a few aesthetic projects … Continue reading

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Library Wall Quotes

Three years ago during July of 2012, I posted about our library wall quotes and word cloud that I put up when we moved into the new library. Just three years later, and I felt like it was time for … Continue reading

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November Thankfulness

November has probably been the most exciting, exhausting, and busiest month of my career to date. I’ve been a little off the grid for the last week or so, trying to recover and rest my brain a bit. Now it’s … Continue reading

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I mustache you a question…

I’m completely obsessed with the mustache craze! I mean…our Beta Club t-shirts have mustaches on them! This is a display that I put together this week that has books flying off the shelf. Feel free to use the sign, which … Continue reading

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Who is your book crush?

This idea was seen and immediately stolen from my library BFF Tamara Cox, see her post here! We are having a blast sharing our book crushes in honor of Valentine’s Day! Both teachers and students are sharing who their ultimate … Continue reading

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New Library Tour

Here’s an impromptu tour of the new library. Sorry that it’s so spastic, I wanted to video something really quickly but didn’t have time to plan anything. Please don’t judge my video creation skills on this! I thought I would … Continue reading

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Word Cloud… YES please :)

I recently posted photos of the amazing quotes that we’ve added to the stunning new library. The only place where I needed *something* was above the circulation desk area. Mom requested that I pick another quote and make it a … Continue reading

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New Library Quotes

I’ve been back from my California extravaganza for a week now, and my world has been revolving around moving into the new library. Things are getting unpacked and the library is starting to look cute. I mean… if you know … Continue reading

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CMS Library Tour

So my darling friend Tamara Cox, the Eliterate Librarian, posted a fun video tour of her library and challenged the rest of us to do the same. You all should know by now that I love to make a video, … Continue reading

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Obsessed with Decorations!

I’m a big believer in decorating in the library. I don’t care if you have a moldy, musty, ancient room with ceiling tiles falling in (because I do!!) — you can still make the place cute. It’s not superficial, it’s … Continue reading

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