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And the Black Friday Award Goes To . . .

. . . the New York Public Library, with this fantastic full-page ad in the New York Times. Every library in the country should steal this idea.

(via Pamela Paul)

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. I wish our library system would use this idea — except not on Black Friday, when we’re closed — and I definitely want it to stay that way!