I LOVE LIBRARIES. Unabashedly. And I love checking out ones I haven’t been to so I can see what programs and services they offer.
It seems like library staffs are being really innovative these days, and here are 15 great examples.
1. Don’t annoy me
This sign at my University with the number for the library police. from mildlyinteresting
Had a volunteer help me make these stools out of our discarded books for new library seating. from mildlyinteresting
3. Keep it down!
My school’s library has noise-level guides that change colour when it gets too loud from mildlyinteresting
4. That’s a lot of money
My library receipt shows how much money I’ve saved. from mildlyinteresting
5. For the shy folks
This library has a directory for topics people might be embarrassed to ask for. from mildlyinteresting
6. No more fines
My local library has vault you can go into to talk on your phone. from mildlyinteresting
8. Bake a cake or two
My local library has baking pans you can borrow. from mildlyinteresting
9. Teach them about bees
My local library has bee hive in the kids section, with a tube that leads to the outside. from mildlyinteresting
This old church being re-used as a library from mildlyinteresting
11. Banned books are important books
My school’s library has a banned book section. from mildlyinteresting
12. A real-life mystery
The mystery section in San Jose State University’s library has a secret bookshelf from mildlyinteresting
13. Give it a shot
Local library has a community jigsaw puzzle from mildlyinteresting
14. Grab bags
At my library you can pick up bags of books in a certain genre without knowing what those books are from mildlyinteresting
15. This is a great idea
This library has a program where children and teens can "read down fines". from mildlyinteresting
Pretty cool, huh? Go check out your local library and see what they’re up to!