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Jousting With Our Trusty Steeds
Many times an idea for a program starts with an idea for a prop. I wanted to offer jousting for the little guys and built these horse and mask props. It was a highlight of our program, "A Royal Party." The "swords" are just thin pieces of pipe insulation.
Book displays are one way we can boost circulation, and book covers provide much of the eye candy, but it helps when other parts of the display catch the eye. Here I created an 8 1/2 by 11 inch poster that's surrounded by cut-out gears; gears being a key icon of steam punk.
Story Time is one of my favorite job responsibilities. I keep it fresh by making new felt board objects to illustrate rhymes and tell simple stories. Here are a few I've made: