Library Facility Design • Collection Spaces
Activity: Signage

If you have a robust collection and nobody knows what's in it, does it really exist? Effective signage can ensure that library users know where to find what they're looking for. Explore signage strategies in the below article, "Marketing Your School Library Media Center: What We Can Learn from National Bookstores," and then complete the reflection activity.



Examine your library's signage. How can it be improved? Take at least three of your existing informational signs and update them. Either create multiple alternatives and have students vote on their favorites or establish a contest for students to design new signs.

MLA Citation Editorial Team, SLC. "Library Facility Design: Signage." School Library Connection, January 2019,

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Entry ID: 2172004