February 17, 2018

Take Ones!

I love this idea! My neighborhood library — Upper Arlington Public Library — has this VERY simple idea that works for their community, which includes three locations. Watch this video to hear Community Relations Manager Ruth McNeil explain: 

Here are closeup examples of these take ones. If you’d like to talk more with Ruth about them, her email is rmcneil@ualibrary.org.

Alison Circle About Alison Circle

Alison Circle is director of marketing communications for Columbus Metropolitan Library. Previously she was an Account Director at Jack Morton Worldwide, a global branding agency, and her primary client was Target Stores. Prior to that she was the National Marketing Director for Minnesota Public Radio and "A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor." She has advanced degrees in English and Fine Arts, and is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant.



  1. We use them as well and find that patrons slip 1/4 sheets into their books as bookmarks — keeping ours events/programs top of mind as they read their book.