Better Library Experiences for Birds

bird_fatalities_20120425_1810459058Soon hopefully, our fine, feathered friends will be coming back to grace us with their song and beauty. When we think about “library experience” we most often think of humans, but it never occured to me that birds may have a less than satisfactory experience with the library as they crash into our large expanses of glass! No solution has yet proven to be 100 percent effective in ending all fatal bird strikes, but there is information available about new styles of window decals that  will help to decrease the numbers of birds that meet such an untimely death.

See the student designed stencil, and read the full article at

Related point of levity….see the Birds on a Wire post, about how someone put music to the position of birds sitting on a wire! Sounds way too goofy? It ended up Winner of the YouTube Play Guggenheim Biennial Festival!