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Displays2010a

  1. 1. Lincoln City Libraries presents….<br />Circulation Solutions<br />“On Display”<br />
  2. 2. LCL’s creativity-it’s everywhere !<br />Anderson-”Month of the Young Child”<br />
  3. 3. All you really need is a table, signs and some books !<br />Anderson gardening display-<br />(note sign with Dewey number for more gardening resources)<br />
  4. 4. Tie displays to community events<br />Gere display <br />featuring books<br />to promote <br />“Goodnight Gracie” <br />at the Playhouse. <br />
  5. 5. Spotlighting a series…….<br />Gere used book covers to create this colorful wall display. <br />
  6. 6. Tie displays to monthly observances<br />Healthy Aging month display-<br /> BMPL<br />
  7. 7. September is get-a-card month…<br />Gere celebrates with this calendar-style display<br />
  8. 8. Observe Banned Books week<br />
  9. 9. Or, pick a “day” to observe<br />“Bake Cookies Day” at Walt-love the different levels, and the oven mitts.<br />
  10. 10. Cookies at Walt, “Pi” at Gere…<br />Gere display featuring “Pi Day”-<br />math and physics-themed books <br />…..and a great sign<br />
  11. 11. …or, just pick a subject that will have broad appeal !<br />Chocolate at BMPL-what’s not to like ? <br />
  12. 12. Choose books with strongly graphic covers<br />Could you tell what the display is about….<br /> even if there were NO signs ?<br />
  13. 13. Base a display on color…<br />Check out this rainbow display at Gere. <br />
  14. 14. This theme is easy to identify….<br />Book covers, art and die-cuts all combine for maximum impact-Walt’s “Fire Safety” display is HOT !<br />
  15. 15. Make the most out of designated display areas<br /> Walt’s Holiday display-work that space, people !<br />
  16. 16. Displays can promote genres<br />Chick Lit at Eiseley-purses, shoes, lots of pink !<br />
  17. 17. Another genre display…..<br />Paranormal romance display <br />at Walt-scary good !<br />
  18. 18. Teens need their space…<br />Teen zone at Gere<br />
  19. 19. Whodunit ? At Eiseley<br />We later added a book to the hand of<br />the “victim” based on a Facebook fan’s suggestion.<br />
  20. 20. In memoriam displays are appreciated by customers<br />R.I.P. Tony Hillerman, at BMPL<br />
  21. 21. Sometimes, we make BIG changes…<br />Bethany’s new look –lots of face-out displays and open sight-lines- yay !<br />
  22. 22. We wanted to increase magazine use at Eiseley, so…..<br /><ul><li>We grouped our current issues by subject
  23. 23. We placed some back issues in the stacks, by </li></ul> subject<br /><ul><li>We grouped other back issues in a more visible and high-traffic area
  24. 24. We used eye-catching labels on the files holding the back issues</li></li></ul><li>Eiseley’s current magazines, by subject :<br />
  25. 25. Back issues in the stacks, by subject: <br />
  26. 26. Back issues in a high-traffic area…<br />
  27. 27. Eye-catching labels……<br />
  28. 28. WHY ????<br /><ul><li>Item 6.2 in the Strategic Plan Goals :
  29. 29. ”Annually, the circulation of adult magazines will be at least 50,000.”
  30. 30. Eiseley periodicals need to “pull their weight” in our collection.
  31. 31. Placing non-fiction books and magazines together can strengthen the circulation of both.</li></li></ul><li>What are our circulation goals ?<br />
  32. 32. How do we reach our goals ?<br /><ul><li>Innovative placement of collections
  33. 33. Think like the customer
  34. 34. Displays, displays…oh, yeah, and displays
  35. 35. Hand-selling and quality readers’ advisory
  36. 36. If it doesn’t circ, it doesn’t work-move it !</li>

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