@ your library ® Press Release Archives

2008

December

New online tools available for National Library Week 2009

Get it. Use it. @ your library

Check it outback @ your library

Get cooking @ your library

November

Illinois librarian helps reach out to Latino members of the U.S. public

Museums inspire @ your library

Celebrate National Gaming Day @ your library

Vote @ your library

October

Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week grant helps libraries achieve success

Public service announcement generates $900,000 in support of libraries

Wisconsin student selected as grand-prize winner of Step Up to the Plate @ your library

Deadline extended for NLW grant

September

Get enviromental @ your library

ALA and State Library of North Carolina use new technology to promote Library Card Sign-up Month

School library name Step Up to the Plate MVP

ALA celebrates Library Card Sign-up Month in Second Life

Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month

August

Download print PSA featuring Library Card Sign-up Month honorary chair

Nation's libraries to celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month

Apply now for the 2009 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

Libraries Step Up to the Plate @ your library

July

How has your library stepped up to the plate? - Step Up to the Plate @ your library story collection

NBA legend Library Card Sign-up Month honorary chair

June

ALA and Scholastic Library Publishing announce 2009 National Library Week grant

2008 ALA Annual Conference newsletter

Promote library family time with Step Up to the Plate @ your library

May

Visit the Campaign for America’s Libraries exhibit space and write a personal thank you note to Julie Andrews

Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant winner to be honored at annual PR Forum

PR Forum to focus on Diversity @ your library®

“Baseball’s Greatest Hit”: Hall of Fame program in Anaheim to discuss “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”

April

Step Up to the Plate @ your library® launch photographs now on Flickr

Julie Andrews kicks off National Library Week in Los Angeles

ALA celebrates National Library Week in Second Life

Step Up to the Plate @ your library launches in Mobile, Ala.

March

Step Up to the Plate @ your library® swings into action today

Promote Woman’s Day health initiative through May 11

The Campaign for America’s Libraries offers prizes for National Library Week stories, photos, videos

"From local to global @ your library": South Africa celebrates Library Week

Julie Andrews shares her thoughts on libraries in new video

February

Announcing the Step Up to the Plate @ your library® starting line-up

New Woman’s Day initiative asks readers to share stories on how the library helped improve their health

Entrepreneurs share secret to success with Woman’s Day readers

Related: Read the Woman's Day article[pdf]

"Kids! @ your library" singer/songwriter nominated for a Grammy® Award

New PSAs starring Julie Andrews available for National Library Week

New season of Step Up to the Plate @ your library® begins

 

January

Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County wins 2008 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

Related: Read the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County's winning application  [MS Word]

Michigan librarian named “Batting for literacy @ your library” winner

What's new @ your library - Read the Campaign's Winter 2008 Newsletter [pdf]

2007

December

Campaign report now available online

October

St. Louis student wins grand prize trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame in American Library Association’s "Step Up to the Plate" contest

Related: View the list of winners

     View photos from Season 2 of Step Up to the Plate

September

View Campaign for America's Libraries Video

July

Ben Roethlisberger named as Library Card Sign-up Month Spokesperson; Free promotional tools now online

June

New award to honor librarian for promoting baseball and literacy or library services

May

ALA and Scholastic Library Publishing announce 2008 National Library Week Grant

Campaign for America’s Libraries training spotlights new plans, partners at Annual Conference

April

New season of Step Up to the Plate @ your library® begins; promotional tools for librarians available online

March

National small business contest highlights library resources

February

New Woman’s Day initiative asks readers to share stories on how the library helped them start their businesses

Minoa Elementary School wins 2007 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

Minoa Elementary School's winning application

2006

November

Children’s singer Bill Harley reminds children "there’s so much to see, so much to do" at the library 

View photos from the launch of the Kids! @ your library Campaign

October

Library-themed games, PSA and Top Ten list round out offerings in ALSC Kids! @ your library campaign tool kit

New online tools, Graphics products available for National Library Week 2007

September

Step Up to the Plate winner chosen at Minnesota Twins game; Spring Hills School Library brings in most entries

August

Last chance to “Step Up to the Plate @ your library”; program concludes September 1

July 

Free radio public service announcements with actor George Lopez now available for Library Card Sign-up Month

 

Nearly 1,400 libraries "Step Up to the Plate @ your library"

 

ALA and Scholastic Library Publishing Announce 2007 National Library Week Grant

 

June

“Power Pig” to “Ham it Up” at ALA Exhibits

Library Card Sign-up Month promotes the "Smartest Card"

What's new @ your library®: summer 2006 newsletter

May 

New advocacy tools for rural, native and tribal libraries to be unveiled at ALA Annual Conference

ALSC to kick off Kids! @ your library® campaign at Annual

April

American Library Association, Baseball Hall of Fame kick off "Step Up to the Plate @ your library®"

Marketing is Everyone's Job @ your library®: PR Forum to focus on word-of-mouth-marketing

Shades of Glory: Conference program chronicles the story of African-American baseball

Texas, West Virginia Library Associations win “Quotable Facts” Competition

March

American Library Association, Investor Protection Trust kick off Investor Education @ your library® initiative

February 

Registration now open for Step Up to the Plate @ your library®; new incentives available to libraries

New Woman’s Day initiative asks readers to share stories on how the library has changed their life

Step Up to the Plate @ your library®: Baseball Hall of Fame Named Campaign Founding Partner

Maricopa County Library District wins 2006 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

January

10 libraries to host “Put it in Writing @ your library” workshops with Woman’s Day writers during National Library Week

2005

October

20 library systems selected for “Investor Education @ your library®”

 

Ten-year-old scores sold-out tickets to World Series thanks to her library

September

ALSC President Ellen Fader writes about the upcoming children's campaign in this month's ALSC Connect

Win $2,000 for your library with the @ your library Award sponosred by FOLUSA, ALA and Baker & Taylor

August

Join the Major Leagues @ your library ends September 9

July

ALA, Scholastic Library Publishing Announce 2006 National Library Week Grant

Libraries across the country Join the Major Leagues; World Series tickets, incentives available

June

What's new @ your library® - Summer 2005 update

Woman’s Day magazine’s online book club goes live with YALSA members’ book recommendations

April

American Library Association teams with the Investor Protection Trust and Kiplinger to promote investor education in U.S. libraries

Opening day of Join the Major Leagues @ your library celebrated in Los Angeles

March

Fourth year of ALA-Woman’s Day partnership launches during National Library Week

February

2005 season of Join the Major Leagues @ your library® to go online in April

Win $2,000 for your library with the @ your library® Award sponsored by FOLUSA, ALA, and Baker & Taylor

Five new organizations join Campaign for the World’s Libraries

January 2005

New PSAs with library messages released by ABC-TV 

Many Voices, One Nation @ your library initiative celebrates diversity in literature

George Lopez takes center stage in new PSAs

New sponsors highlight upcoming season of Join the Major Leagues @ your library®

John Cotton Dana Awards Announced - "Register to Vote @ your library®" initiative honored

Haverford Township Free Library wins 2005 Scholastic Library Publishing/Grolier National Library Week Grant
Read winning application (MS Word doc)

2004

20,000 citizens register to vote through the Register to Vote @ your library® program

Join the Major Leagues @ your library winner recognized at World Series game in St. Louis

10 library systems selected for "Be Well Informed @ your library®"

"Between the Lions" star "roars" in national library card campaign at Brooklyn Public Library

Free online handbook will help libraries get the word out

Register to Vote @ your library® initiative expands voter education efforts through League of Women Voters

"Be Well Informed" advisory committee established

Join the Major Leagues ends September 10

$5,000 National Library Week Grant available

Library Card Sign up Month Tools now online

As political conventions hit headlines, libraries help citizens "Register to Vote @ your library®"

ALA and PLA to launch "Smartest Card" campaign during Library Card Sign-Up Month

Maine teens win Get on Board and Read @ your library grand prize for video inspired
by "Shoeless Joe" by W.P. Kinsella

What's new @ your library® - Summer 2004 update

Participation nearly triples for Register to Vote @ your library

New ACRL award to recognize best practices in marketing

ABC-TV to re-distribute @ your library PSAs to local affiliates

Join the Major Leagues provides summer fun

Librarian book recommendations reach national audience through Woman's Day online book club

PR Forum in Orlando to focus on "Marketing on a shoestring @ your library®"

Join the Major Leagues @ your library provides summer fun for the whole family;
complete program kit available online in English and Spanish

ABC-TV to re-distribute @ your library PSAs to local affiliates; libraries encouraged to follow up

ALA, Walgreens team up to bring Medicare information to libraries

Third year of Join the Major Leagues @ your library® opens

ALA President announces Register to vote @ your library®

Quotable Facts About America's Libraries now available in Spanish

ABC-TV continues support for The Campaign for America's Libraries with
new PSAs featuring prime time stars

ALA teams up with Working Assets on Register to Vote @ your library

National Library Week to feature first-ever National Library Workers Day

15 libraries to host "Put it in Writing @ your library" workshops
with Woman's Day writers during National Library Week

PLA to sponsor Join the Major Leagues @ your library

Win $2,000 for your library with the new @ your library® Award
Sponsored by FOLUSA, ALA, and Baker & Taylor

Teen reading program attracts 3,500 librarians nationwide

New online print PSA promotes Equity of Access

New member survey shows strong response to @ your library campaign

St. Mary Parish Library wins 2004 Scholastic Library/Grolier National Library Week Grant

2003

What's new @ your library--newsletter winter 2003

New online tools available as Get on Board and Read @ your library program begins

New Bernie Mac Radio PSAs address library funding cuts

@ your library® campaign for school libraries set to kick of in Kansas City

1700 libraries signed up for "Get on Board and Read @ your library"

$5000 National Library Week grant deadline extended

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Extends relationship with Campaign for America's Libraries

Join the Major Leagues @ your library® wraps up another winning season

Librarians and teens win when they "Get on Board and Read @ your library"

Friends and Foundations of California Libraries wins FOLUSA/Baker & Taylor @ your library® Award

Promote key library issues in your community with new online print PSAs

New Save America's Libraries video, television PSA now available

Strong interest in teen reading prompts more than 1,000 libraries to "Get on Board"

$5,000 National Library Week Grant Available; @ your library brand to promote Equity of Access

Tony Hawk "Ramps Up" Third Year of National Teen Reading Program

NASA @ your library launches

Vancouver Community Library named 2003 all-star

National magazine taps librarian expertise with debut of online book club

What's new @ your library--newsletter summer 2003

Cincinnati Reds pitcher brightens library event

Join the Major Leagues @ your library: Daughter of former Dodgers great promoting libraries

Arkansas teen wins checkered flag in Drive to Read @ your library™; "53’ of Chocolate" headed to Ohio library for best local program promotion

ALA,FOLUSA,Baker&Taylor sponsor new $2,000 @ your library award; deadline extended to May 16

MLB's library tour hits Anaheim

Kansas City Royals outfielder promotes Join the Major Leagues @ your library at Kansas City Public Library 

ALA, Major League Baseball launch second inning of Join the Major Leagues @ your library

AASL members attend planning retreat for @ your library™ campaign for school libraries; new initiative to launch in October

Put it in Writing @ your library: 15 libraries host workshops with Woman’s Day writers during National Library Week

Strategic marketing @ your library™: New ACRL discussion list focuses on marketing of academic and research libraries

View the Kansas City Public Library's winning Grolier National Library Week proposal

Kansas City Public Library Wins 2003 Grolier National Library Week Grant

2002

Maine State Library Outreach: You CAN get there from here @ your library™

Celebrate @ your library™

Academic and research library campaign to launch during ACRL National Conference, April 2003

Teens race for finish by entering national reading program developed by ALA, HERSHEY’S Milk

Five more countries join Campaign for the World’s Libraries

Second year of Drive to Read @ your library™ gets into gear; online tools now available

Join the Major Leagues finishes season in Cooperstown; grand-prize winners head to World Series

Houston first of 10 cities to launch local homeownership program

"Arts Alive @ your library": Arkansas wraps up 20th year of statewide summer reading programs

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria and Georgia join Campaign for the World's Libraries

$4,000 National Library Week grant available; @ your library™ brand to promote role of librarians

Read and grow @ your library™: New Jersey Launches statewide summer reading program

American Library Association, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage partner to provide education about homeownership

Baltimore County Library, Southfield Public Library, Des Plaines Public Library win L. PeRCy Awards for @ your library™ campaign

New ABC-TV PSAs promote today's libraries in prime time

Australia, Korea and Kazakhstan sign on to Campaign for the World's Libraries

@your library™ to be featured at Swap and Shop during ALA Annual Conference

"Join the Major Leagues @ your library™": ALA and Major League Baseball launch grand-slam partnership to promote 21st century literacy

Libraries feature @ your library brand in their TV and radio programs

Rediscover America @ your library videotapes promote role of libraries in our democracy

Rediscover America @ your library™ to launch during National Library Week

Mexico, Japan join Campaign for the World’s Libraries

Libraries featured in March 12th issue of Woman’s Day

New City Cable Program Speaks Volumes about Minneapolis Public Library

Omaha Public Library Wins 2002 Grolier National Library Week Grant

ALA launches Put It in Writing @ your library program with Woman’s Day Magazine

@ your library campaign kicks off new year with more than 1,000 libraries on board

2001

Caroline Kennedy shares her mother's favorite poems with Harlem community

Drive to Read @ your library winner announced: Libraries across country promote program to fuel interest in teen reading

Drive to Read @ your library winner crosses finish line with gift from her librarian

District of Columbia Public Library Presents "Deaf Awareness Begins @ Your Library" Workshop

New Jersey adopts @ your library™ as statewide marketing focus; recruitment efforts showcase national campaign

Power Up @ your library™: Illinois State University promotes Milner Library to students and faculty

Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins speak out for libraries in new TV PSAs

New ABC-TV PSAs promote today's libraries; libraries encouraged to get on board @ your library™

Reach out to the community @ your library™

Drive to Read @ your library™ Helps Teens Discover the World Through Reading 

Major League Baseball, Library of Congress's Center for the Book join Campaign for America's Libraries

Educate! Inform! Promote! @ your library™ The Campaign for America's Libraries Introduces New Materials

@ your library™ campaign goes global; logo now online in multiple languages

First Lady Laura Bush, American Library Association celebrate National Library Week and launch The Campaign for America's Libraries

White House Statement on National Library Week

Countdown to launch of Campaign for America's Libraries; libraries encouraged to host kickoff event

Celebrate @ your library™

Learn How To Market @ Your Library During Webcast Sponsored By 3M During National Library Week

Westlake Porter Public Library Wins 2001 Grolier National Library Week Grant

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