Campaign for America's Libraries

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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.

Library Card Sign-up Month

Celebrat National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015.  Unlimited possibilities @ your librarySeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month and Snoopy is 2015 Honorary Chair!

Library Card Sign-up Month 2015 was one of the most successful campaigns ever! Thanks to everyone who participated. Special thanks to Snoopy, the world-famous beagle, for serving as Honorary Chair and to Peanuts Worldwide for their generous efforts in support of libraries.Don't miss The Peanuts Movie from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios opening November 6th.

Peanuts is syndicated in over 2000 newspapers worldwide, and is translated into 21 languages. Celebrating 65 years of making us laugh, Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the whole Peanuts Gang can be found in publications from Simon and Schuster, Abrams Comic Arts, Running Press, Andrews McMeel, and more.



I Love My Librarian Award

I Love My Librarian Award 2014Nominations are closed for the 2015 I Love My Librarian Awards.  Winners announced December 3rd!

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 Carnegie Corporation of New York. Learn more and nominate your librarian at


Popular Resources

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
Campaign Coordinator
(312) 280-2148
Jan Carmichael
Web/New Media Specialist
Public Awareness Office
(312) 280-5041

50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Main (312) 280-2148
Fax (312) 280-5274