September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Library Card Sign-up Month is a time to remind parents and children that a library card is the most important school supply of all.

Free promotional tools for libraries

 

Follow atyourlibrary.org during Library Card Sign-up Month:

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Follow us on Twitter and use #lcsum13 and #librarycard hashtags

 

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Print PSA:

Print PSA featuring Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls. (PDF 2.12 MB) Deng is a two-time All-Star and noted for his humanitarian work in Africa.

Library Card Sign-up Month Public Service Announcement featuring Luol Deng

 

To download: Right click (Windows) or option-click (MAC) on the links above and choose "Save Target As" to save it.  Note the location of the file.

Free customization: Have your library's own logo added to the PSA. Please send a print quality logo file (hi-res jpg or tif, or vector eps), your library name and url (if applicable) and we will generate the custom PSA for you (in PDF format) within 1-2 weeks. Files should be sent to: libraries[at]atigraphics[dot]com.

 

Print PSA featuring Disney's Belle reminds everyone of the magic of reading this Library Card Sign-up Month (PDF 2.35 MB) 

To download: Right click (Windows) or option-click (MAC) on the links above and choose "Save Target As" to save it.  Note the location of the file.

 

 

Audio PSAs:

September is Library Card Sign-up Month
(:15 second MP3) (:15 second WAV)

E-books free at your library
(:20second MP3) (:20 second WAV)

Get set for the school year with a library card
(:30 second MP3) (:30 second WAV)

Sample tools:

Sample Press Release (English)

Sample PSA scripts (English)

Sample proclamation (English) 

 

Digital PSAs:

Web badge featuring Luol Deng (promotion for Library Card Sign-up Month

 

Digital Public Service Announcement featuring Luol Deng (to promote Library Card Sign-up Month)

Digital PSAs featuring two time All-Star and Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month 2013 Luol Deng.


To download: Right click (Windows) or option-click (MAC) on the links above and choose "Save Target As" to save it.  Note the location of the file.

 

 

Library Card Sign-up Month Facebook Cover Art

Facebook Cover Art to promote Library Card Sign-up Month featuring Luol Deng

Remind everyone that September is Library Card Sign-up Month by posting one of these Facebook cover photos to your Facebook page.

To download: Click on the image below and you will be taken to the full sized image. Then, right click (Windows) or option-click (MAC) on the full sized image and choose "Save Target As" to save it.  Note the location of the file. Then upload it to your Facebook page.

 

 

 

Redesigned Smartest Card logos

Black & yellow
new smartest card logo - black and yellow

English:
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Spanish:
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Blue
new smartest card logo - blue

English:
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Spanish:
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Poster & Bookmark

Promotional materials are available through ALA Graphics. Click the image to visit the ALA Store to purchase materials.

 


60 Ways to Use Your Library Card Slideshow

Copy the code below to embed this slideshow.

<iframe title="Way to Use Your Library Card" scrolling="no" width="470" height="490" src="http://promotions.atyourlibrary.org/lcsum-slideshow-2013.html" frameborder="0" ></iframe>

 

 

 

Show Us Your Library Card Flickr Slideshow

Created with flickr slideshow from softsea.

Want to embed this slideshow on your library's website?
Visit http://www.flickrslideshow.com/ (URL of our Flickr group is http://www.flickr.com/groups/showusyourlibrarycard/).

 


 

Contact Us:

We'd like to hear what you have planned for Library Card Sign-up Month or answer your questions.

Megan McFarlane
Campaign coordinator
mmcfarlane@ala.org

For more information visit the
Campaign For America's Libraries

campaign for america's libraries

 

Library Champions logo
ALA Library Champions for supporting ALA’s efforts in raising public awareness for libraries and librarians. In particular, we would like to thank these two Champions for their enhanced level of support.

 

 

Dollar General literacy Foundation
We would like to thankDollar General Literacy Foundation for the American Dream Starts @ your library program

http://americandreamtoolkit.org/