Monday, March 28, 2016

Display Ideas: April

Spring is here! Flowers are blooming. Rain is upon us. Soon the grass will green up and leaves will pop out. I just returned back to the librarian world and I'm excited about making more displays. I'll still talk about ideas, but also chat about some displays that I created.

April is:
Monthly:


National Humor Month
Display Ideas: Funny Books
A Teen Book Display I made last year featuring funny books.  Gordon Korman, Catherine Jinks, E. Lockhart, etc.:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/44332377551859278/
Book Lists: humor

National Poetry Month
Display Ideas: Lots of variations of Poet Trees on Pinterest 
Library Displays: Poet-Tree:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/67765169370507315/
Book Lists: Check out novels in verse or Book Riot's 100 must read novels in verse

Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Display Ideas:
April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Recommended YA Reading:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/92675704806796707/
Book Lists: From the photo on Pinterest or from the Hub blog

Weekly:
Library Week (week 1)
Display Ideas: Reasons to Love your Library
April 10-16, 2011 is National Library Week and at Twin Hickory we plan to celebrate all month! Actually we are starting today. We made a giant love letter to the library that anyone can add too wit...:
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Book Lists: Characters who love the library

Read a Road Map Week: (week 1)
Display Ideas: Read your way across the country
Road Trip book display!  on the road, 13 little blue envelopes, goinf bovine, paper towns, an abund of kath, walk two moons, amy & roger's epic detour, the bean trees, sisterhood of traveling pants, american gods, canterbury tales:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/AR_DbM16qlOrRKpMWbAk7T1eG5y3ws2mT174Bl4sAValDn5tCFy9pL0/
Road trip display. Our favorite sign on the road "Plot twist ahead.":
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/116671446573886937/
Book Lists: Road Trip Books

National Karaoke Week (week 4)
Display Ideas:
switch up to pictures in large squares of twins and intersperse with little dr. seuss "book covers" that we make on the inbetween colored dots (or whatever the inbetween lines are).:
Change this up a bit, but the records work
Book Lists: Main characters who sing

Days:
April 4th: Tell a Lie Day
Display Ideas: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
Book Lists: Characters who Lie

April 15th: Titanic Remembrance Day
Display Ideas:
Maybe a smaller 3D boat coming out from the corner- dhow?:
Book Lists: Titanic books, books about sinking ships, shipwrecked

April 18th: Newspaper Column's Day
Display Ideas:
Extra! Extra! Read All About It!:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/Ae2WNHN5sBufUKg7wIRnBKmlxZVpxML0F7ur53kgRHUHTIU4sVMxTOw/
Book Lists: Characters who write for their school newspaper

1 comment:

Laura at 125Pages said...

I love the Poet Trees and the Road Trip ones. Such clever ideas.