This time of year typically finds me trying to see as many of the Academy Awards nominated movies as I can (at least those that I think I’ll like).
I’ve always thought that the Oscars would provide good fodder for public programs at libraries. Do very many libraries do this? I’ve found a few. What could you do?
- “Film night” showings of previous award winners (with public performance licenses of course!)
- Discussions of the books the movies were based on
- Oscars party on the big night. Show the awards TV program on a big screen, serve fancy desserts, have a red carpet, a contest with awards going to those who get the most right on their ballot.
Here’s what some libraries have done:
Have you done anything like this? What have you done? What are you going to do?