Check Out the Best Shelfies Taken by CHPL Customers

Written by Joe Armstrong, Content Specialist, Marketing, Downtown Main Library

Update 1/30/23: If you want to see some seriously super shelfies, look no further! Dozens of CHPL customers shared their shelfies taken at home, on the go, and at their neighborhood branch libraries - all for a chance to win coveted CHPL swag (and eternal bragging rights). 

Without further ado - we're proud to announce the winning shelfies who are taking home brand new CHPL swag (which make excellent decorations for bookshelves of all shapes and sizes). 

Congratulations to these photogenic winners! But the fun doesn't end here - take a look at some of our favorite submitted shelfies whose shelves deserve some time in the spotlight:

Update 1/26/23: The deadline to submit a shelfie has passed - and your spectacular shelves did not disappoint. We received over 50 submissions showcasing shelfies of all shapes and sizes. Check back here on Monday, January 30 as we announce the winning shelfies! 

One of our favorite holidays is coming soon! Shelfie Day, an entire 24 hours dedicated to celebrating (and showing off) your collection of books, movies, and music, is Wednesday, January 25 and we’re inviting you to submit your best shelfie for a chance to win some CHPL swag – and our shelfie envy.

What Counts as a Shelfie?

A shelfie is in the eye of the beholder. Whether it’s one really amazing book or an entire room filled with your lifelong collection, it still counts as a shelfie to us. If you need a little inspiration, here are some of our shelfies taken by Library staff: