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Summer reading time approaches!

Kids painting flowerpots during the Summer Reading Program
Everyone in the library world knows that summer is a time for kicking back with some new reading, trying out some new programming, and (hopefully!) bringing in more people to your library! It’s a lot of work, but the results are fun for your patrons.

Thinking up these fun things to do can be the hardest part!

Fortunately, many library people face the same issue; so we can all work together to share ideas. One librarian asked for help in making teen craft programs over the summer, and there were many suggestions from other library people. See if any of them would work in your library! Continue reading Summer reading time approaches!

Seasonal Bookish Crafts

Image by erichhh. Retrieved from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons' licensing.
Image by erichhh. Retrieved from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons’ licensing.

Tis the season of cooking, crafting and all things creative. Therefore, this week CMLE’s highlights a post by BookRiot (November 2013) on book inspired craft projects.

Just for fun, use these mini projects to decorate your office or enhance a seasonal library display. Consider setting-up an impromptu crafting station for patrons/users at your library. Click here to let the gluing commence.

Special Note: Feel free to send us a photo of your latest and greatest bookish craft creation.