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Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Resource Guide Collection

Making the Most of the Space You Have

The bookstore model

Face-out book displays


It's a fact that face-out display of library materials increases circulation of those materials. Display units can be mobile and don't have to take up a lot of space.

Vertical magazine display

Mobile wooden display unit

Under-stair display

Above is a custom display unit that fits under a stairway -- it includes face-out book display as well as a locked glass case.

On the left is a display unit that can be easily moved as needed.