Multi-talented actor Ice Cube joins ALA Graphics'READ Poster series

Contact: Trish Cleary
ALA Graphics Marketing Manager

For Immediate Release
February 2, 2005

Multi-talented entertainer Ice Cube joins

ALA Graphics' READ Poster series

CHICAGO - ALA Graphics is proud to announce that popular musician, actor, director, and producer Ice Cube is the latest celebrity to pose for the Celebrity READ Poster Series.

Ice Cube started his career in music and is one of the most recognized hip-hop stars in the recording industry. Already an established musician, Ice Cube made his screen debut in the acclaimed
Boyz N the Hood.
Now the veteran of over twenty films, his versatile career includes starring roles in such films as
Three Kings and the highly successful
Friday and Barbershop franchises, which he produced.
His latest film is the smash success
Are We There Yet?

The Ice Cube Poster is the latest addition to the READ Poster Series. Ice Cube joins celebrities such as Orlando Bloom, Serena Williams and Yo-Yo Ma.
His poster is available at the ALA Store's Web site at
or by calling 866-746-7252.

The celebrity READ series is the most recognized promotion series for literacy and libraries. For over 25 years, the series has featured well-known celebrities like Bill Cosby, Oprah Winfrey, Britney Spears and Shaquille O'Neal and rising stars like Tony Hawk, Margaret Cho, Salma Hayek and Matt Kenseth. To view the complete line of READ posters please visit the ALA Store Web site at and click on "Celebrity READ."

The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world with over 64,000 members. Members are primarily librarians but also trustees, publishers and other library supporters.
Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.

The ALA thanks Ice Cube for his support to help continue this important work.