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Weeding and Sowing the Garden of Your Library
From the Lucy of the Library—Mary Simmons
Gardens and Libraries?
Is your library a garden of tempting titles?
Or a thrift store ?
If your shelves are full of ancient books, the powers that be will never give you money to grow your garden!
Weed with abandon!
Lucy’s rule of weeding….
<ul><li>Is this book appealing to my patrons or will it provide them with accurate information? </li></ul>
You are not running a museum but a library…
Growing your garden
My favorite recommendation sites are… <ul><li>Professor Nana </li></ul><ul><li>Teenreads </li></ul><ul><li>NC Book Club Aw...
Digital Gardens, Anyone?
Our Garden
Non-fiction
Non-fiction and Reference intertwined….
 
Fiction
Manga, Graphic Novels, and New Book Display plus site of Round Table Café!
Fiction seating area…
 
Sharing time... how do you weed and grow?
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Weeding and Growing the Garden of Your Library

  1. 1. Weeding and Sowing the Garden of Your Library
  2. 2. From the Lucy of the Library—Mary Simmons
  3. 3. Gardens and Libraries?
  4. 4. Is your library a garden of tempting titles?
  5. 5. Or a thrift store ?
  6. 6. If your shelves are full of ancient books, the powers that be will never give you money to grow your garden!
  7. 7. Weed with abandon!
  8. 8. Lucy’s rule of weeding….
  9. 9. <ul><li>Is this book appealing to my patrons or will it provide them with accurate information? </li></ul>
  10. 10. You are not running a museum but a library…
  11. 11. Growing your garden
  12. 12. My favorite recommendation sites are… <ul><li>Professor Nana </li></ul><ul><li>Teenreads </li></ul><ul><li>NC Book Club Award </li></ul><ul><li>and of course we take orders from students… </li></ul>
  13. 13. Digital Gardens, Anyone?
  14. 14. Our Garden
  15. 15. Non-fiction
  16. 16. Non-fiction and Reference intertwined….
  17. 18. Fiction
  18. 19. Manga, Graphic Novels, and New Book Display plus site of Round Table Café!
  19. 20. Fiction seating area…
  20. 22. Sharing time... how do you weed and grow?

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