Campaign for America's Libraries

Campaign for America's Libraries logo

The Campaign for America’s Libraries is the American Library Association’s public awareness campaign that promotes the value of libraries and librarians.  Thousands of libraries of all types – across the country and around the globe - use the Campaign’s @ your library® brand. The Campaign is made possible in part by ALA’s Library Champions. To learn more visit About @ your library.

National Library Week

Celebrat National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015.  Unlimited possibilities @ your libraryBest-selling author David Baldacci is Honorary Chair for National Library Week 2015.

The theme for 2015 National Library Week (April 12-18, 2015) is Unlimited Possibilities @ your library.

Visit the National Library Week web page to tell us about your plans and download free promotional tools.  New this year: free Web badges and Facebook cover art!
A matching poster, mini poster, bookmarks, and downloadable art files available at the ALA Store.

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.


I Love My Librarian Award

I Love My Librarian Award 2014Congratulations to the 10 winners of the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award! Thank you to all the library supporters who sent in nominations.

More than 1000 library patrons submitted detailed stories regarding how their librarian had an impact on their communities and lives.

The award invites library users nationwide to recognize the accomplishments of the exceptional public, school, college, community or university librarians. Up to 10 librarians will be selected. Each will receive a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and a travel stipend to attend the awards ceremony and reception in New York City, hosted by The New York Times. Learn more at


Popular Resources

Downloadable @ your library logos - The @ your library® logo is available for libraries and library organizations nationwide—libraries and library organizations do not need to seek permission to use the logo.

PR Tools and Resources- Contains ready made public relations materials so that libraries of all types can promote themselves locally. Materials include toolkits developed by ALA Divisions, print, radio and television public service announcements (PSAs) and suggestions of how to use the @ your library brand to promote you library and library services.

Sponsorship Programming- Learn about The Campaign for America's Libraries sponsors.

Subscribe to E-mail Lists- The Campaign for America's Libraries list serv, which provides updates on news and events related to The Campaign.


Contact Us

Cathleen J. Bourdon
Associate Executive Director
Communications & Member Relations
Megan McFarlane
The Campaign for America’s Libraries
(312) 280-2148
Jan Carmichael
Web/New Media Specialist
Public Information Office
(312) 280-5041

50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Fax (312) 280-5274