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« on: May 06, 2008 07:34:05 AM »

I need some ideas for my MIL. She is a librarian and i am completly blanking!
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2008 07:39:56 AM »

Librarians (well, most of us!) love anything to do with libraries, books, and librarians. I don't know what crafts you do, but a bookmark, a collage about reading (maybe with old-school library cards), a reader's journal, tote bag, notecards, or altered book could be fun. there have been a couple of librarian/reading is sexy swaps that have lots of good ideas. If you are buying something, there's a librarian action figure, lots of stuff on the ALA website, books by Nancy Pearl, or there's a book called The Most beautiful Libraries in the World that I really want. A book you really like with a crafted bookmark and a note about why you love the book and want to share it would be a wonderful gift.
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2008 09:13:51 AM »

Librarians (well, most of us!) love anything to do with libraries, books, and librarians. I don't know what crafts you do, but a bookmark, a collage about reading (maybe with old-school library cards), a reader's journal, tote bag, notecards, or altered book could be fun. there have been a couple of librarian/reading is sexy swaps that have lots of good ideas. If you are buying something, there's a librarian action figure, lots of stuff on the ALA website, books by Nancy Pearl, or there's a book called The Most beautiful Libraries in the World that I really want. A book you really like with a crafted bookmark and a note about why you love the book and want to share it would be a wonderful gift.


oh thank you so much! these are wonderful ideas!
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2008 09:34:23 AM »

You're very welcome! Wink
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