Contact: Cecilia Barham
VRT Committee Chair
940-627-6824
For Immediate Release
January 31, 2006

Video Round Table announces 2006 Notable Videos for Adults

The American Library Association (ALA) Video Round Table Notable Videos Committee has compiled its 2006 list of Notable Videos for Adults, a list of 12 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults. Its purpose is to call attention to recent video releases that make a significant contribution to the world of video recordings.

The selections were made during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in   San Antonio, January 20-25. The winning titles are:

Members of the 2006 committee are: Chair, Cecilia Hurt, Decatur Public Library; Steve Brantley, University of Illinois at Chicago; Fang Gu, California State University, Sacramento; Blane Halliday, Collier County Public Library; Vicki Nesting, East Regional Library; Meghann Matwichuk, University of Delaware; Jeff Pearson, University of Michigan; Marc Sober, Enoch Pratt Free Library; Monique Threatt, Indiana University; and Sue-Ellen Beauregard, consultant, Booklist magazine, Chicago.

For more information about the list and the Video Round Table please visit: http://www.ala.org/vrt.

The American Library Association (ALA) Video Round Table Notable Videos Committee has compiled its 2006 list of Notable Videos for Adults, a list of 12 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults.