Public Awareness

The ALA Communications & Marketing Office oversees public awareness initiatives like National Library Week, Library Card Sign-up Month, and the I Love Libraries website.

There's More to the Story. THe letters on MORE and STORY are mage from things available at libraries (books, ebooks, telescopes, toys, gardening tools. wifi, etc)

The theme for National Library Week 2023 is "There's More to the Story."

I Love My Librarian Award

Meet this year's winners of the I Love My Librarian Award!

I Love Libraries dot org

Supporting one of our nation's most important resources. I Love Libraries is ALA's advocacy website for the general public.

Contact Us

Payal Patel
Interim Director
Communications & Marketing

Jan Carmichael
Senior Manager
(312) 280-5041

Phil Morehart
Communications Manager
(312) 280-4020

Chase Ollis
Communications Manager
(312) 280-2148

Communications & Marketing Office
American Library Association
225 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1300 Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(800) 545-2433

Things To Do

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Get ready for National Library Week. The 2023 theme is There's More to the Story! 

Check out the new video PSAs from YouTube sensation Blippi and Isla Fisher, star of the Netflix movie, Back to the Outback.

Check out the materials available from ALA Graphics. ALA Store purchases fund advocacy and awareness initiatives.