The theme for the first main floor display is It’s A Spooky Time of Year, containing books to get you in the Halloween spirit. Ideas for party planning, crafts, decorating, costumes, and trick-or-treating. The display also includes some good old fashioned ghost stories and tales of haunted houses.
Games People Play is the topic for the second display. Learn about the history, rules and people involved with various sports and games, such as baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, soccer, poker, and bowling. The display includes both DVDs and books- a great collection for the sport enthusiast!
The themes for the two current* mini displays are:
The Great American Read (voted on by the American public) includes both lots of great reads and a bibliography of the great reads.
October 5th is James Bond Day – 007 is a collection of both books and movies about the fictional British spy.
*Mini displays are subject to change during the month.
Currently on the third floor, the first display is Mental Health Awareness Week which is October 7-13. You will find books and handouts on all types of mental illness. The website for more information is http://www.MHAWEEK.org. For the rest of the month, this display will focus on October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The next third floor display is October is Family History Month. If you want to learn more about your genealogy, this display is for you. Besides the books to help locate resources and guides to using the resources, the reference librarians have created a useful handout, Resources for the Amateur Genealogist, a must-see for any budding genealogist!
-posted by Betty, Reference Services