At last Friday's YSS Spring Conference I attended a workshop on arranging the library's picture book collection & some of the "easy" non-fiction books into thematic collections (Nature, Transportation, Concepts, etc) rather than by author. This is something I've read about and had been thinking about doing. The workshop was very interesting and gave us a lot to think about.
Today, when I pulled up the ALSC blog there was a post about reorganizing the non-fiction collection in a similar way. The poster had done this in her picture book collection and there was a link to a terrific slideshow on how they went about it, what categories they used etc. If you're interested you can see it here: http://slidesha.re/5AMGhR
Talk about timely! I looked back at some of the posts I hadn't seen lately and came across another by "Story Time Katie" and her "Picture Book City" project. More things to look at and think about.
There were also posts on new ways to shelve board book collections, family crafting & writing for early literacy, lots of great stuff.
The thing I like about this blog is that the posts are short, to the point and written by lots of different folks with lots of great ideas. I hope you'll check it out.