Thursday, April 10, 2014

A View from the Circ Desk

Working in a children's library is great fun. I love hearing the kid's opinions about the books they are reading and I also like to see what makes them choose a book off the shelf. So far, I discovered that some things never change. Trucks, princesses and cute animal characters are perennial favorites. I also am reminded that each month, different seasonal topics are highlighted by the librarians. These books are displayed so the covers can be seen, as opposed to all the other books whose skinny binding/title are the only things kids have to base their choices on. Topics worthy of pursuing right now include: Spring, gardening, poetry  (April is poetry month), St. Patrick's Day. Just think of all the things that might make a school bulletin board.

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