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!

Snoopy, the world-famous beagle has been known as The Flying Ace, The Masked Marvel, Man’s Best Friend, and the Literary Ace, among other personas; this fall he makes his star turn when he comes to the big screen in The Peanuts Movie from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios.  In September, he’s especially proud to serve as Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month.

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.

A free webinar, “How to Leverage Snoopy to Run a Library-Card Sign-Up Campaign for Your Library,” is scheduled for July 21. Capacity is limited. Register now!

Visit the Library Card Sign-up Month web page to tell us about your plans and download free promotional tools.

 

I Love My Librarian Award

I Love My Librarian Award 2014Nominations are open through September 28 for the 2015 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Public Library/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award!

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 http://ilovelibraries.org/ilovemylibrarian.

 

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
312-280-3217    
cbourdon@ala.org
 
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
atyourlibrary@ala.org