Publicity, programming & promotion - Ten places to reach parents

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Parents are key to getting kids into libraries. Schools are an obvious first choice for reaching out. Here are some other suggestions for placing promotional materials/doing library card sign-up/other outreach. Recruit parents/volunteers to help.

1. Grocery stores
2. Community centers
3. Doctors’ offices
4. Park buildings
5. Coffee shops
6. Day care centers, Y’s, Boys & Girls Clubs
7. Shopping malls
8. Employers (ask them to include info with paychecks/on bulletin boards/in newsletters)
9. Youth-serving organizations
10. Faith organizations