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.

Participate on social media using the hashtag #LibraryCardSignUp.

NEW! Win a comic book prize package in our "My Library Card..." social media promotion.

Free promotional tools for libraries

Bookmarks:

Bookmark featuring Stan Lee

Library Card Sign-up Month bookmark (PDF) featuring Stan Lee, Honorary Chair
 

Print PSA:

Print PSA featuring co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, Xmen, Iron Man and the Fantastic Four and Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month Stan Lee. (PDF 1 MB) (Hi-resolution JPG-zipped file)

Library Card Sign-up Month Public Service Announcement featuring Stan Lee

 

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)

Digital PSAs:

Digital PSAs featuring co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, Xmen, Iron Man and the Fantastic Four and Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month Stan Lee.

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

Web badge featuring Stan Lee (promotion for Library Card Sign-up Month

Digital Public Service Announcement featuring Stan Lee (to promote Library Card Sign-up Month)

Digital Public Service Announcement featuring Stan Lee (to promote Library Card Sign-up Month)

Library Card Sign-up Month Facebook Cover Art

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.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video: Stan Lee on the value of libraries 

Embed from YouTube or download the file

Promotions

My Library Card...

Comic con visitor holding speech bubble : A Library Card-Excelsior!

Daphne holding a sign: My Library Card  makes me happy!

Want to travel the world? How about learn how to use a 3D printer? Or maybe you just want to download a new e-book to your tablet. Well you can do all that and more for free with a library card!  It’s what makes a library card the most valuable card in your wallet.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month and we want to know how you use your library card to learn, explore, or even just to relax.  Or maybe your library card just makes you want to shout, “Excelsior,” like our Honorary Chair for Library Card Sign-up Month and legendary comic book creator, Stan Lee.  

Share why you value your library card using our Library Card Sign-up Month word balloons or create your own. Creativity is encouraged!   Share on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #LibraryCardSignUp or add to our "My Library Card..." Flickr Group between September 2-23, 2014. All participants will be entered in a drawing for a comic book prize package, which will include:

Official rules and details of the promotion are available on atyourlibrary.org.

 

My Library Card speech bubble (vertical orientation)

My Library Card...Speech bubbleMy Library Card Speech bubbleSpeech bubble: A Library Card.  Excelsior!

 

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.

 

 

 


 

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/