Author Archives: Denise

April Display Ideas

I received a seed catalog recently and looking at it has made me hungry for April. Warmer days, blooming trees, light jackets…Spring will finally take hold. Spotlight your Romance collection by displaying books and movies with a vase of fresh … Continue reading

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Advocacy Day 2018

This year’s Advocacy Day will be Tuesday, March 6. We will start with a legislative briefing at 10 AM in the Nebraska State Capitol Room 1507. After the briefing, you will have time to visit with your Senator and legislative … Continue reading

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Nebraska School Librarians Day

February 24, 2018 — Cancelled due to Weather  

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2018 Youth Awards

The American Library Association named the 2018 Youth Award winners today at the Mid-Winter Meeting in Denver, Colorado. To see the whole list, click on this link. John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: Hello, Universe … Continue reading

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March Display Ideas

As I am looking out the window at snow and anticipating even more tomorrow, I cannot believe the First Day of Spring is next month! March is the month where everyone thinks about green…St. Patrick’s Day, Spring, Frogs, etc. Pull … Continue reading

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2018 One Book One Nebraska

On Jan. 22, 2018 Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation honoring the 2018 One Book One Nebraska: Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry edited by Greg Kosmicki and Mary K. Stillwell. Nebraska Presence includes poems by more than 80 contemporary … Continue reading

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Community Needs Response Plan

Community Needs Response Plan (aka Strategic Plan) Workshop Do you have a plan? The Nebraska Guidelines for Public Library Accreditation require that a library have an up-to-date Community Needs Response Plan (formerly known as the Strategic Plan) in place. The … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is one week away. Your students or patrons can help you make this eye-catching display:            

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February Display Ideas

January is starting off really cold. We can hope that, by February, it will be a teeny bit warmer (above zero would be nice). For this month, you could put together a display of teddy bears and make a sign … Continue reading

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42 Books That Will Become Movies/TV Shows in 2018

This information comes from a terrific blog called The Perpetual Page Turner. If you have these titles, they would make an interesting display. Put a small sign on the cover of each indicating when the movie or tv show will … Continue reading

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