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 still share it, though, to give you all a better idea of how things are coming along overall.

And here’s a few photos of my latest project, also. Our school is implementing the Leader in Me program, which is based on Steven Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Each room in our school is going to display the seven habits, and this is how I decided to display them in the library:

I bought eight 10×8 canvases that were on sale at Hobby Lobby. I cut out the letters using scrap vinyl from my other projects and put them down on the canvas. Mom painted over them with some acrylic paint we had used for another project, then peeled off the vinyl letters after it dried. We did a little touch up with a white paint pen, but I think they came out looking quite nice! The lime green is a little hard to read at a distance or at a certain angle, but I like it anyway.

      

I told my principal that I need school to start so I can stop having these brilliant project ideas that have been consuming my life for the past two months!! I’m very proud of the way that the library is looking, now it’s time to get some kids in there!

 

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One Response to New Library Tour

  1. Karen says:

    I love your new Library and I love all of the quotes. We recently moved into a new Library and I came across your blog while looking for ways to spruce it up! I was interested in the way you have your fiction/nonfiction organized. I have mine the old-fashioned way of separation between the two, but I’m thinking it might be more beneficial for my middle school students to have it organized by genre. Do you have any research or information on making that transition? I would love to hear about it! 🙂

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