Book speed dating
ADULT TITLESThese are all adult books, but a number could work for teens, and we'll be compiling more as we have to fill the display.
In addition to being fun, book speed dating gives the students a chance to get to know a book before forming a “committed relationship” with it.If, at the next table, they find a book that they like better, they must leave the first book at that table – at no time should they have 2 books at once. “Blind Date with a Book –or– Speed Dating for Books.” N.p., . When the program is done, the participants get to check out the books they have chosen. It has also been suggested that, if a participant can’t find a book they feel connected to, there should be a “Blind Date table” that he/she has to choose a book from at random. Have you tried this program or something similar at your library? Do you have any tips for others who may want to try it?
For the rest of the period, students would browse the stacks in search of a book, find one quickly, and then sit down and chat with their friends until the bell rang.