As a school librarian, I’m always trying to generate interest in books. Most often, I use one of the following approaches:
1. I slap a “Mr. Jonker Recommends” sign on a book I like. It looks like this:
2. I display new or relevant books face out in different areas of the library.
But these two methods seem downright sneaky when compared with the beautiful obviousness of a recent McNally Jackson bookstore technique:
Look for my display “Here Are Some Books with Horses on their Covers” – coming at you for the 2010-11 school year.
(Thanks to BuzzFeed for the link)