Author Archives: Denise

December Display Ideas

Our first snow came early this year! Here is a fitting bulletin board idea. Put a blue background on your bulletin board and then add a layer of white for snow. Place a large snowman in the center. The title … Continue reading

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Recycled Book Turkey Tutorial

Link to the PDF with the Turkey Head.

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How to Rescue a Water-Damaged Book

The Syracuse University Libraries released this video in which they share a few of the tricks they use to repair library books that have been returned in less than pristine condition—including blotting with paper towels or air-drying to using a … Continue reading

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CPLS Winners of the NEST 529 Drawing

Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg, First National Bank of Omaha, and the Nebraska Library Commission presented 15 Nebraska children and teenagers each with a $529 contribution to a NEST 529 College Savings account today in the fourth annual Read to … Continue reading

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Teens’ Top Ten Titles Announced

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted … Continue reading

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November Display Ideas

Brrrrr! It certainly FEELS like November today. Now is the time to get dried cornstalks to tie together. Add gourds, pumpkins, and a cornucopia for a beautiful autumn display outside the library’s front door. Here are 10 more display and … Continue reading

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National Friends of Libraries Week, October 15-21

National Friends of Libraries Week is October 15 – 21, 2017. You can find promotional and marketing materials at http://www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/folweek/materials. See the following 30-second Public Service Announcement. It is also available in a 15-second version. To imbed the PSA’s directly … Continue reading

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September Display Ideas

Eclipse Day is finally here! With so many activities in August, I was delayed in working on the September Display Ideas. Here are 10 display and programming ideas for next month (which will be here in just 10 days—yikes!). Library … Continue reading

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Orleans Library Celebrates 100 Years

C. B. Preston Memorial Library will be celebrating 100 years of service to the community on Sunday September 10. The Cordelia Bennett Preston library was dedicated at Orleans, Nebraska on September 11, 1917, and was a gift from James McClean … Continue reading

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August Display Ideas

August is a time for preparation. It is time to preserve the produce from the bountiful gardens by canning or freezing in order to prepare for winter. Display your cookbooks that are dedicated to food preservation and jelly-making along with … Continue reading

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