Black History Month, February 2020

feauturing cut paper silhouettes of Langston Hughes, Frederick Douglass, Rosa Parks, Alexandre Dumas, Phillis Wheatley, Martin Luther King, Serena Williams, and Toni Marrison.

All silhouettes designed by Charis M. Ellison with the exception of MLK, designed in MS Publisher and cut on a Silhouette Cameo 2



‘Books are Treasure’ February Reading Challenge, February 2020

pirate ships made of paper (original pattern), paper whale (original pattern), paper treasure chest (adapted pattern), paper birds, backdrop of paper silhouettes, plastic coins

20 Books to Read in 2020 – YA Display, January 2020

recommended list of 20 books, display with foam board sign; foam board, sequins, plastic bags, hand lettering

Holiday Book Stacks – December 2019

Kwanzaa, Hanukkuh, and Christmas book displays

‘Pick Your Poison’ Mystery Books – Teen Display, Fall 2019

wrapped blind books; signage on foam board with colored cellophane and hand lettering

Sticker Bookmarks handout | Train & Grain Festival Display

‘sticker bookmarks’ for young patrons, allowing them to collect stickers and count their library visits

Balloons Display, Fall 2019

Showcasing donated raffle prize for Library Boosters fundraiser

Rock Painting Display, Fall 2019

Showcasing painted rocks donated by library patron & promoting interactive painted rock garden

YA Audiobooks Display – Fall 2019

‘Dummy books’ with fake headphones; paper, cardboard, t-shirt, foamboard, hand-lettering


Summer Reading ‘Universe of Stories’ Displays, Summer 2019

Flow Chart Quiz – Teen Display

interactive passive programming with recommended book lists


ReadBooks Teen Display, Spring/Summer 2019

featuring YA novels with film adaptations; wrapping paper, cardstock

Autism Acceptance Month, April 2019

featuring fiction, non-fiction, and memoir in all age categories


Fairy Tales display, Spring 2019

paper, yarn

Suggest Authors by Genre bookmarks, 2019


Irish Authors & Irish History display, March 2019

cardboard, crepe paper, foil, plastic cauldron

Oscars Movie Display, February 2019

featuring 2019 nominees and past winners; cardboard, paper, ribbon

Dr. Seuss Display, February 2019

plastic egg, cardboard, paper

‘The Nature Outside Your Window’ Library Display, 2018

paper, plastic eggs, paint

Hand-Lettered Signage, Summer 2018

Embroidered Dustcover for Jane Austen’s PERSUASION, 2016

original design, hand embroidery